On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 11:52 PM, deputies from the Hemet Station responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon in the area of Thornton Ave and Hemet St in the unincorporated area of Hemet. Deputies learned a male adult had been transported to a local hospital and later died due to the injuries. Deputies secured the area and began an investigation.
Investigators from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station and the Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. The decedent’s identity is not being released at this time, pending notification to the next of kin. A suspect has been identified as 42-year-old Mike Aguilar of Hemet. Aguilar was arrested and booked into custody for murder.
This is an active investigation, and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information or video regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Magana at (951) 955-2777.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department | Contributed
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