MURRIETA – A 21-year-old Murrieta man died at a hospital after allegedly causing a disturbance in a neighborhood, prompting an investigation by deputies and the coroner’s office..
Anthony Norman went into cardiac arrest after a confrontation with residents in the 39900 block of Candy Apple Way around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. He died about an hour later at Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, according to the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.
Norman had been brought to the hospital by police, who were called to a disturbance in the street. Police officers found two residents restraining a man, according to Lt. Tony Conrad of the Murrieta Police Department.
”(The man) was knocking on doors as he walked up and down Candy Apple,” Conrad said. ”This commotion caused a resident to come outside and investigate. A physical altercation ensued between the curious resident and the unknown male.” The suspect and one of the residents were transported to the hospital, where the suspect was pronounced dead. The resident was treated and released, Conrad said.
He said police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Norman’s death, and no arrests have been made. More information will be released following autopsy results, he said.