Victorville, CA: Homicide investigation of a female in parking lot of Hook Park leads to a transient arrested.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at 8:26pm PT on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, deputies responded to reports of a male beating a female in the parking lot on the southwest corner of Hook Park located at 14973 Joshua Street in Victorville, California.
Deputies arrived and quickly made contact with the male as he was attempting to leave the area.
Medical aid responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was positively identified as Rosa Tejada of Victorville, California.
Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives responded to conduct the investigation.
Detectives spoke to several witnesses and determined that 25 years old Walter Gonzalez Maravilla, a transient, and the victim went to Hook Park on Wednesday evening and Walter Gonzalez Maravilla began assaulting her until she appeared to be unconscious.
Walter Gonzalez Maravilla then he got into the victim’s vehicle and drove over her body.
Walter Gonzalez Maravilla then began driving away from the scene when he was stopped and detained by responding deputies.
Detectives also determined that Walter Gonzalez Maravilla and the victim had been involved in an inconsistent boyfriend/girlfriend relationship.
Walter Gonzalez Maravilla was taken into police custody without incident and booked at High Desert Detention Center for Murder.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Troy Mooradian, Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, 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: https://wetip.com
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