The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department report on the arrest of Mike Aguilar, charged with 187 (A) murder.
According to the reporting deputy Sergeant Richard Carroll, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 11:52 PM, deputies from the Hemet Station responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon in the area of Thornton Ave and Hemet St in the unincorporated area of Hemet.
Deputies learned a male adult had been transported to a local hospital and later died due to the injuries. Deputies secured the area and began an investigation.
Investigators from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station and the Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.
The decedent’s identity is not being released at this time, pending notification to the next of kin.
The release of information states a suspect has been identified as 42-year-old Mike Aguilar of Hemet. Aguilar was arrested and booked into custody for murder.
There is no further information on what preceded the incident, mechanism of injury, how the suspect was identified or how the two men were connected.
Mike Aguilar is listed in the JIMS inmate locator system at the Larry D. Smith Correctional facility in Banning.
Aguilar has a court date scheduled for 03/11/2022 at 08:00 am, at the Murrieta Southwest Justice Center.
This is an active investigation, and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information or video regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Magana at (951) 955-2777.
Source: Riverside County Sheriff's Office