In-Custody Death


Reporting Deputy: Correctional Sergeant Christopher Wedel

File # SC233490002


On Friday, December 15, 2023, at 7:30 p.m., investigators from The Riverside County Sheriff’s Corrections Central Investigations, were notified of an in-custody death. It was learned Shaundale Booker, a 21-year-old male from Moreno Valley, was admitted to a local hospital for a recently diagnosed illness.

While Booker was being treated for his illness his medical condition worsened. Hospital medical staff performed life-saving measures. However, he was ultimately pronounced deceased by attending hospital physicians. There were no signs of foul play. Booker’s family was notified of his death.

The investigation is ongoing, and no further information is available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Arturo Rodriguez at (951) 922–7152.

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

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