Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # PC230650067


On March 6, 2023, at 5:20 p.m., deputies assigned to the Riverside Sheriff’s Perris Station responded to the 28000 block of Whitaker Ln., in Winchester, to check the welfare on a male subject. When deputies arrived, they found signs of forced entry. Deputies entered the residence and located the deceased body of a 78-year-old, male subject with signs of trauma. No other persons were located at the residence or on the property. A crime scene was secured and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation. The victim’s identify is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator B. Cline of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator R. Barbie of the Riverside Sheriff’s Perris Station at 951-210-1000.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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