double murder in Nuevo Monday night. Following is the latest press release from the Sheriff:
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking information regarding a double murder that occurred on Monday, Feb. 4, at 5:04 p.m., on Central Avenue near the cross street of Ramona Avenue in Nuevo. The suspect was described as a Hispanic Male, 17-25 years old, 5'6" to 5'8", medium to thin build, very short dark hair to shaved head, wearing jeans (gray, blue or black in color), and a gray or dark-colored hooded style jacket over his head. This subject was last seen running west on Central towards Menifee Road and then possibly south on Menifee Road.
On Wednesday, Feb. 6, Riverside County Sheriff's homicide investigators summoned the help of Riverside County Sheriff's Department volunteers from the Hemet Station's Mounted Posse Unit, the Nuevo Citizen's Patrol, and the Anza Citizen's Patrol. These volunteers spent the afternoon hours searching pre-designated areas near the crime scene for any evidence related to the double murder. This evidence/article search was tedious and methodical.
Riverside County Sheriff's homicide investigators and volunteers from the Nuevo Citizen's Patrol conducted a checkpoint on Central Avenue and Ramona Avenue in Nuevo today from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to speak to motorists and provide an informational flier. The purpose of the checkpoint was to attempt to locate any additional witnesses to the murder or anyone who may have information on the identity of the suspect.
The composite drawing above is based on information received from a witness. If you have any information at all, please contact the following personnel: Investigator Steven Grassel, Riverside County Sheriff's Hemet Station, at 951-791-3405 or 951-712-5060, or Investigator Josh Button, Riverside County Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit, at 760-393-3531 (reference case number D130350066).