An update to the public from the Riverside County Sheriff’s department indicates that suspects have been identified, arrested, and booked into the county jail.
On Friday, November 26, 2021, at 1:51 in the morning, deputies responded to a business in the 4000 block of N. Perris Boulevard in Perris for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.
According to the official release of information, deputies arrived within minutes and located an unconscious adult male with traumatic injuries.
Despite life-saving efforts by deputies and medical personnel, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim was later identified as 25-year-old George Torres a resident of Moreno Valley.
The suspects in the murder of George Torres have been identified as 23-year-old Edgar Ortega-Sanchez and 18-year-old Bryan Ortega.
The suspects are brothers and residents of Perris. They have been arrested and booked into custody.
The case has been submitted to the Riverside County District Attorney’s office, and murder charges have been filed.
According to the JIMS inmate information system, Bryan Ortega is housed at the Larry D. Smith Correctional facility in Banning, and is due in court January 4, 2022.
Edgar Ortega-Sanchez is listed at the Southwest Detention Center (Cois Byrd) in Murrieta, and is also scheduled to appear in court January 4, 2022.
The investigation is ongoing, and currently, there are no additional details available for release.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department encourages that anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Robertson at (951) 955-2777.
(Information in this report was compiled from public records released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department)