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Homicide investigation underway after missing person found dead near train tracks in Cabazon

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Update Article: 09/06/21

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department announced that two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Ruben Garcia.

A third person remains wanted in connection with the homicide.

The wanted suspect was identified as Pedro Urieta Angeles, 32, of Cabazon.

Angeles is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, call 911, authorities say not to approach him.

Anyone having any information on the whereabouts of the suspect should call Inv. Castaneda with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-675-8262.

Full Details: Two arrested in connection with missing man's murder, third suspect remains outstanding


Original Article: 08/02/21

A missing 60-year-old was found dead near train tracks in Cabazon over the weekend, prompting a homicide investigation.

The body of Ruben Garcia, 60, of Cabazon was found on Saturday in an open desert area south of the train tracks between Almond Street and Olive Street, writes Sergeant Ben Ramirez of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

Ramirez added that investigators determined there was trauma to Garcia's body consistent with a homicide.

Garcia was a missing person who had last been seen on July 29, 2021, Ramirez wrote.

The investigation remains ongoing, no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with any information has regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Investigator Hood at the Cabazon Sheriff Station at 951-922-7100 or Investigator Castaneda with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.

Stay with News Channel 3 for continuing coverage on this investigation.

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