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Posted on: August 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Homicide


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:Jurupa Valley
Written Date:August 11, 2020Time:10:30 AM
Incident Date:January 4, 2019Time:1:30 PM
Incident Location:Smith Ave and Jurupa Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Steve Brosche
File Number(s):JV190040076


On Monday, August 10, 2020, Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit completed an investigation of a 2019 murder that occurred in Jurupa Valley. In January of 2019, the victim, Walter Macklin, a 19 year old male, was shot and killed on the 6000 block of Smith Ave. Investigators identified Adrian Alvarez, 21 years old and Eric Guzman, 22 years old, as the suspects responsible for Macklin’s murder. Investigators presented their case to the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office and chargers of murder were filed against both Alvarez and Guzman who have been arrested and are in custody. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Gonzales of the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777.

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