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Posted on: May 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:El Cerrito
Written Date:May 8, 2021Time:1:30 PM
Incident Date:May 8, 2021Time:6:30 AM
Incident Location:19000 block of Washington Street, El Cerrito
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Steve Brosche
File Number(s):E211280005


On May 8, 2021, deputies from the Jurupa Valley Station responded to the Corona Regional Hospital to investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. The victim, later identified as Pedro Cervantes, a 28-year-old male from El Cerrito, had been brought to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries. Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit and Jurupa Valley Station were notified and have assumed the investigation. The suspect(s) are still outstanding at this time. This is an active investigation and anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Gilbert of the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777 or Investigator Contreras of the Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.

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