MEAD VALLEY — Sheriff’s officials are conducting a homicide investigation after the body of a deceased man was found on a residential property Wednesday, July 12. The body was found in the 22000 block of Kinney Street, just east of Day Street, in Mead Valley.
Deputies from Riverside County Sheriff’s Perris Station responded to the location at 12:17 p.m., after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call reporting having found a deceased adult male at the property, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Wallace Clear explained in a written press release after the initial investigation.
“Deputies arrived and were led to the body by the reporting party,” said Clear. “As deputies approached the scene, they saw evidence the adult male was the victim of a homicide.”
Based on the circumstances, Perris Station investigators and Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit investigators responded to the scene and assumed the investigation, which is still active and ongoing.
The victim’s identity is being withheld until his family is notified.
Anyone with information regarding this incident or investigation can contact Investigator Salisbury at the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000, or Investigator Stoyer at the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777. Callers can refer to incident file number PC171930021 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.