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SBSD - Headquarters
Wednesday December 6th, 2017 :: 05:55 p.m. PST


Homicide Detectives are investigating a murder/suicide at an apartment complex

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:34 a.m.

INCIDENT: Murder/Suicide Investigation

LOCATION: Avana Apartment Complex - 10400 Arrow Route, Rancho Cucamonga

VICTIM: Male juvenile, 4 years old, resident of Rancho Cucamonga

SUSPECT: Female adult, 29 years old, resident of Rancho Cucamonga

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11:34 a.m. deputies responded to the Avana Apartments following a report from an employee of the apartment complex of a deceased person inside an apartment. Employees received complaints of a foul odor coming from the apartment and made entry where they found a deceased juvenile. Deputies confirmed a male juvenile and an adult female were deceased inside.

Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators responded to conduct the investigation. At this point, Investigators believe the female killed the child and then took her own life. Investigators are not releasing any additional information at this time. Updates will be issued as new information becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective James Williams at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Detective James Williams or Sergeant Robert Warrick

Station: Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail

Phone No. (909)387-3589

Case No. 111716188 H#2017-117

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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