Suspect Arrested for Murder in 2020 Missing Persons Case


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza 

File # I203460074


On December 11, 2020, at 5:32 PM, deputies from the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station began a missing persons investigation that was reported in the 3000 block of Crooked Branch Way in San Jacinto. The missing person was identified as Diana Perez Gonzalez, a 27-year-old female resident of San Jacinto. The investigation was initially turned over to the San Jacinto Station’s Investigations Bureau, but when investigators suspected foul play, the Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.

Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit continued the investigation for nearly two years, and on October 7, 2022, arrested Angel Martine McIntire, a 28-year-old resident of Beaumont, for suspicion of murder.

Angel Martine McIntire

McIntire was arrested in the 500 block of Palm Avenue in Beaumont and booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center in lieu of $1,000,000 bail. The body of Diana Gonzalez has yet to be located.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Sandoval of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Vasquez of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station 951-791-3400. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.

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