At 0645 hours on 10/31/2012 Murrieta Police Officers received a radio call of a fire at the Waterstone Apartments. Murrieta Officers and Fire Department personnel arrived on scene at 0649 hours. Officers discovered apartment V-103 was engulfed with smoke billowing from an open window. Murrieta Fire Department personnel entered the apartment and extinguished the fire.
Preliminary investigation at this point has revealed an unidentified person is deceased inside the apartment. Murrieta Police Investigators along with investigators from Murrieta Fire are on scene working this case as a suspicious death.
The investigation is on-going and will continue throughout the day. Questions regarding this incident should be directed to Lt. Tony Conrad at 951.461.6309. A Command Post for this incident is on scene for media requests.
* An update press release will follow
Murrieta Police Case # MR12-006793