UPDATE: New details after man’s battered and “mutilated” body found on 299E

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12 p.m. BELLA VISTA — Authorities are investigating after a man’s lifeless body was discovered along 299E in the unincorporated community of Bella Vista Monday morning, Oct. 7. According to sheriff’s and CHP officials, the victim was found with “significant injuries,” and Shasta County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit is now investigating the cause of the man’s […]

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UPDATE: Seventh person arrested in Wildomar man’s torture & murder

LAKE ELSINORE — Authorities investigating the torture and murder of 31-yer-old, Frery “Freddie” Coronel – whose lifeless body was discovered in a ravine in the Cleveland National Forest in the Lake Elsinore area last month – have announced the arrest of a seventh person they say was responsible for the Wildomar man’s death. Over the last month officials had already […]

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Victim, 13, dies after fight at MoVal middle school

UPDATED: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 12:15 p.m., With additional details and victim update. MORENO VALLEY — A teen who was critically injured during a fight at a Moreno Valley school Monday, September 16, has passed away, according to sheriff’s officials investigating the violent encounter that led to the boy’s death. Officials have since identified Diego Rivera, 13, as the victim who […]

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Death investigation ongoing after man’s body found along SR-89

BURNEY — Officials are conducting an unattended death investigation after a man’s lifeless body was found behind a pickup truck along SR-89, north of SR-299E, early yesterday evening, Saturday, Sept. 14. The victim was discovered by a Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt., who spotted a vehicle with its door’s open near the old railroad crossing at MM24, about two and a […]

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Redding man ID’d after found deceased – Murder investigation ongoing

UPDATED: Friday, Aug. 2, 11:38 a.m., With coroner’s release of information. REDDING — Officials today identified a man who was found deceased on a Redding property owned by Russell Hunt early Tuesday evening, July 23. Hunt is well known locally after repeatedly running for city council and area school board positions. He was also convicted of felony stalking out of […]

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Lake Elsinore death investigation underway after person found dead inside car

LAKE ELSINORE — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a person’s lifeless body was found inside a car parked outside a downtown Lake Elsinore business earlier today, Tuesday, July 2. Preliminary reports from Sheriff’s officials indicate foul play is not suspected and that the victim’s death may have been related to an as-yet unknown medical crisis. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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Death investigation underway after body found inside Hat Creek home

HAT CREEK — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a person’s lifeless body was discovered inside a Hat Creek residence earlier this evening, Tuesday, June 11. Radio traffic at the time indicated the victim was found at the back of a home on a rural property on the 40000 block of Mt. Pleasant Dr., east of Highway 89. LEADING […]

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Officials investigating Moreno Valley in-custody death

MORENO VALLEY — Officials are investigating after a man reportedly died shortly after being taken into custody in Moreno Valley early yesterday morning, Tuesday, June 4. According to sheriff’s officials, the person who died was detained in connection with a battery but was cooperating with deputies when he went into cardiac arrest and collapsed. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Temecula’s new […]

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Parolee arrested after Feb. bludgeoning death of Riverside man

RIVERSIDE — A parolee wanted in the bludgeoning death of a 22-year-old Riverside man was arrested Wednesday, May 1, following an “exhaustive” months-long investigation. From the beginning of their investigation, officials have said they fought an uphill battle locating and interviewing potential witnesses, who they described at the time as “uncooperative and evasive as to what occurred.” LEADING THE RCNS […]

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UPDATE: Yesterday’s death at sheriff’s training facility ruled suicide

UPDATED: Friday, April 19, 4:45 p.m. See Original Story below. RIVERSIDE — Sheriff’s officials confirmed today that a recruit was found dead at Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center in Riverside early yesterday morning. Although their investigation is ongoing, officials also said the victim’s death has since been determined to have been a suicide. The training facility, which is located […]

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