Man found dead inside Menifee home, homicide investigation launched

A man was found dead inside a Menifee home early Monday morning, Feb. 5, and deputies were investigating his death as a homicide, according to sheriff’s officials.

Shortly before 1 a.m., deputies were dispatched to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 27700 block of Monroe Avenue, according to a Riverside County sheriff’s news release.

They arrived to find a man, described only as Hispanic, dead inside the home, according to the release.

The Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit and Perris station sheriff’s deputies then took over the investigation.  

The man’s name was not being released until his family could be notified of his death. No other details about the incident were immediately available.

Sheriff’s officials are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Investigator Joshua Manjarrez of the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unity at 760-393-3530 or Investigator Cassie Pemberton at the Perris Station at 951-210-100.


One Response to "Man found dead inside Menifee home, homicide investigation launched"

  1. S Lusk   February 7, 2018 at 1:29 am

    I live 3 blocks from where this happened and was up that night. Both me and my son heard gunshots.two different weapons multiple rounds Within a few seconds of each other. After that it was sirens and helicopters for a long time around the neighborhood. It’s been real quiet around here for many months.


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