UPDATE: 13-Year-Old Boy Denies Murdering Wildomar Man

The alleged murder was discovered Sept. 18 when an assault call was placed to authorities.

9/27 UPDATE: The 13-year-old boy accused of murder in the killing death of a Wildomar man has denied the allegations, according to Riverside County District Attorney's spokesman John Hall. The defendant's next court hearing is scheduled on Oct. 16.

9/25 ORIGINAL POST: Formal charges of murder have now been filed against three people in the case of a man found dead in Wildomar Sept. 18.

A 13-year-old boy was arrested in Lake Elsinore Tuesday and is due in juvenile court tomorrow. He has been charged with murder, confirmed Riverside County District Attorney's Office spokesman John Hall.

The boy is not being tried as an adult due to his age, Hall said.

Murder charges have also been filed against two adults arrested last week in the case.

and Anthony Albert Garcia, 32, are scheduled to answer charges Oct. 10. A parolee with felony convictions, Garcia waived his right to be arraigned Monday after his public defender declared he had a conflict and had to be relieved from the case.

In addition to the charge of murder, both Garcia and Stephens are also accused of lying in wait and committing the crime during the commission of a robbery.

They are also accused of killing the victim for the purpose of preventing his testimony in court or in retaliation for previous testimony.

Bail has not been set for Stephens or Garcia, the latter of which is accused of violating terms of his parole on prior convictions.

The alleged murder was discovered Sept. 18 when an assault call was placed to authorities. The victim -- whose identity has not yet been released by authorities -- was found about 6:35 p.m. in the area of Mariposa and Mission Trail roads.

THE REAL Anita Drink September 29, 2012 at 01:51 PM
some guy, did you read the Press Enterprise article? They posted the childs name one full day before I made my comment.
some guy September 29, 2012 at 05:02 PM
dont matter, your something else Anita....you really are.....
roxy rose September 29, 2012 at 08:51 PM
what the heck are you guys talking about.....................he is 13 old enough to know better than to do the things he was doing! I am a pre school teacher and let me inform you that most of the children are called those names by their parents that is no surprise or should be to anyone it still doesn't give anyone the right to do bad things. Everyone knows the name and know one did anything I rest my case only talk when he gets caught what about when it happen? Maybe just maybe know one who have died. People get involved or this is the outcome. I do and will continue too.
Andee Talbert October 01, 2012 at 08:06 PM
screw all of you people. what right do ANY of you people have to judge. i am close with the family and i know first hand NOT ANYONE in the home is perfect. but to blame their mom is not right. how dare anyone put that guilt on her. EVERYONE makes their OWN decisions. @fred gill. fuck you. if you even know them or where they live, you must not be far from being like them. if you seen such horrible things happen, go be a big fucking person or whatever the fuck you think you are and report it or tell mom. your opinion doesnt mean shit, and to talk about their brothers is completely uneccesary. what does this case have to do with telling the whole town what the whole family is like is completely unrelevant. so shove your comment up your ass. regardless, he got caught and he will suffer from his consequences. i love matthew like my brother, as well as his brothers. fuck all of your negetivity. just because you cant stand yourselfs, doesnt mean your hateful comments are justified. keep your negetive shit you your goddamn selves. its hurtful to the family. put yourself in their moms shoes. fuck you.
linda October 02, 2012 at 10:51 AM
mathew was once my concern and then he was the one who hit me first and psrt of a group of them "white power skinheads" who gang beat me wad sure i was dead put me in a bih plastiv garbage can urinated on me mathew stole my bike with self praise afterwards bragged about how he murdered me.. faked death... to survive.. word on the streets was that linda with the brown hair has been killed. most people thought i was but i went to the hospitsl then jail because in self defense i injured one severly and they thought i was guilty i beat the case because the DA belived me or didnt have enough evidence to convict me. DNAOf their urine even mathews was all over my body and clothes to clear my name as he soaked me in his urine and a guy named Bob did too. these people were already under investigation as they were murdering this latest victim. trust me the kid was very loud and proud about white pride and killing me
linda October 02, 2012 at 11:00 AM
i had nevrr met any of them untiil that day about eight wrrks ago and part.of he reason i was talking to the kid was because i was concerned for his well being and asked about wher his mom was and why he as on the streets especially after one of his muvh older adult male friends told him to grab my breast... as the boy reached to fo so i pushef his hand away and told and scolded him. tjen i hot a male adult friend to talk to th male adult who put th is boy up to this. i almost died trying to help the boy out who switchef up on me almost souless to kill me. a kid may be young confuser mentally ill
linda October 02, 2012 at 02:34 PM
but know a child can also be evil, a sociopath, have no concious ... void of knowing compassion and just KILL. it just is... i still feel concerned for that boy because even if it was just a few seconds i before he attacked me i did see the hurt vunerable boy and not the cold ruthless monster he turned out to be on me that day. even if it was just a glimmer it was there... im not sure if he is "workable" im not saying he shouldnt be accountable.. im just giving my perspective on his character personality and profile. please excuse my typos as i am on a small phone low in battery and it keeps freezing... im too irritated to keep trying to fix my errors
some guy October 02, 2012 at 04:12 PM
this is tooo much
Lakelife October 02, 2012 at 09:29 PM
Linda...I am truly sorry to read such terrible things that was done to you. I hope you get justice because no one, I mean no one, should ever be beaten and left for dead.
linda October 02, 2012 at 09:55 PM
thank you lakelife.. it was an older white male baldung bright blue eyes red head bob mathew summer anthony and an 11 yo boy that day some of them thought they killed me.
linda October 02, 2012 at 09:56 PM
also at the same abondened house off mission and malaga
Diana October 03, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Wow, I can hardly believe what I am reading.
Fred Gill October 03, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Dang chic, u must of had the late shift, huh. 10-2, 10-2!!!!
Diana October 03, 2012 at 04:32 PM
There is no reason for ANY homeless people to be in our area, there are shelters in Riverside for these people, the Police, County, City of Lake Elsinore & Wildomar need to step up and get these people out of here, people being murdered in our towns in unacceptable and those that are in charge need to do their jobs and rid these people of our areas before anyone else gets hurt.
sam shepperd October 03, 2012 at 04:47 PM
I see the most carnage in SW Riverside Co being done by soccer-moms driving SUVs while posting to news sites. That and illegal immigrants who are learning to drive for the first time without a license and running over homeless citizens as they go. Most of the criminals have found a way to make money (at all our expense) enough not to be homeless. To pile all the area's illegal activity on homeless is misdirected not to mention cruel and unpatriotic (as long as illegals are allowed to stay and thrive).
Diana October 03, 2012 at 05:11 PM
@Sam: this article is directed at the murder of a homeless man by homeless people, nothing to do with soccer-moms and illegals, while I agree that something needs to be done about the illegals the Police department will not get involved, ask any Police Officer, I have, there answer is that it is a federal issue, but the homeless that are killing people, on drugs are an issue that the Police can get a grip on. Just sayin.
sam shepperd October 03, 2012 at 05:35 PM
If anyone, homeless or not, is "killing people", they need to be locked up. Most stats say that 33% of homeless males in the U.S. are veterans. You're suggesting we just sweep them down the road to become some other community's "problem"; to go on the kill elsewhere. I know the police don't enforce immigration laws. If they did, you'd probably see even more criminality in the illegal community because they'd never report crimes or testify against criminals. As for drugs. The addicts need treatment. The pushers need to be locked up. And the pushers are anything but homeless. They could live next door to you and you might never know it. Several people have told me there is a large number of houses in Canyon Lake gated community that are financed by being used to cook meth or grow cannabis. And there's probably no more homeless-free community anywhere.
Diana October 03, 2012 at 06:24 PM
@Sam, no need to twist my words, there are no shelters in our area to help these people, there is in Riverside. Not suggesting that any person veteran or not be swept anywhere, these people need to be directed to a place that can help them and provide food and shelter and get them off the streets, Riverside Shelter has that capability that is what it is there for.
Reverend Smith October 03, 2012 at 06:59 PM
The city has resisted establishing any homeless shelters in Murrieta and Temecula. There have articles in local papers covering this. These cities have defied orders from the State to allow homeless shelters. These cities have responded by pointing out that there are shelters in Perris. Riverside is 40 miles from these cities. To expect all homeless from the San Diego border to Wildomar to somehow make it to downtown Riverside, with all it's crime, just to survive is truly ludicrous. It is the very fact that "there are no shelters in our area" that I criticize here. And I'm not homeless and I'm not alone in this opinion. These cities have a history of shutting down any kind of shelter over 10 capacity for the time of their existence. I know many residing there have a vision of a upper-middle class utopia, free of the unsightly by-products of their prosperity. But they are there and (especially the vets) they deserve our help where needed.
California Girl October 03, 2012 at 07:31 PM
Linda I am so sorry this happen to you, that is disgusting, I know that guy Bob I grew up with him, and he is now behind bars, I actually heard this story from a friend of mine, and i just could not believe that he would do something like this, but he is nothing but trouble, it is just sad!!!
California Girl October 03, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Bob was never like that when we were growing up, and it is just sad to say I knew him!!! I have not talked to him in over 10 years, and I am proud I don't associate with scum!!! I am sorry this has happen to you!! But some people are just scum and I am glad they are all behind bars it is where they belong,
Reverend Smith October 03, 2012 at 08:36 PM
Get half your brains blown out or splinters of shrapnel scattered along your spine by an IED and then find the 'job creators' have no place for a half-wit or one who hobbles around in constant pain and see if you start looking for 'something more powerful' than what the VA metes out to you. Oh, I forgot, young republicans don't go to wars these days. They have 'more important' things to do. But you may be surprised to know that homeless vets (or homeless in general) are not all addicted. What we are doing now just does not provide any path to survival for anyone not employed. And the only jobs the likes of Romney have created lately have been in repressive 3rd world countries.
Diana October 03, 2012 at 08:38 PM
Rev, I do agree with you and would be on board to donate clothing items and such if there were one established in our area, that being said does not change the crime of late that has taken place in the area involving the homeless. I live in LE and can not tell you how scarey it is to grocery shop and such and be approached by one of these people that if you don't give them money be ready for them to use every four letter word you can imagne and follow you right to your car. My Husband and I both make cash donations to support the vets and I have made many lap blankets to donate to those that are hospitlized, I have also offered clothing items, blankets and other items to the homeless shelters and also womens battered shelters in other areas. I think that is a crying shame that we have people here from another country that get everything they want for free and our own American people are homeless and walk the streets stoned out of their minds and no one does anything to help them. The above article is an example of what they are capable of and as I said it is time for those in charge do to something about it before someone else ends up dead or almost dead.
Teller of Truth October 03, 2012 at 09:02 PM
@Rev Smith again, I never said that all the veterans are all addicted! What a sorry grasp at trying to twist my words around. I am not a "young" republican either. I am probably older than you and have served my country; USAF. My statements still stand as there are lots of veteran facilities and benefits to help those disabled. AND they are not an "unsightly by-product of anyone elses prosperity." }~)
Reverend Smith October 03, 2012 at 09:57 PM
Diana: Welcome to the depression. The Elsinore - Temecula region are not immune. The homeless don't need more clothes. Their shopping carts are full. I encounter the beggars in parking lots as well. Almost all are younger and my impression is that most are are scammers and addicts. I was in the Mission Trail Staters about 5 years ago when I saw a kid streaking for the door with a lady;s purse in his hand. When police caught up with him it turned out he lived in the relatively affluent area up towards Tuscany Hills with his parents. The homeless need a home - a safe place for them (and maybe their kids) to sleep at night. It's a crime that this obscene overabundance of houses can be built then set unoccupied - or worse, to be demolished for purely economic reasons. The system is broken. Capitalism is supposed to meet demand with supply at a price the buyers are willing and able to pay. As for the above article. The woman looks like a long-term meth addict. The guy looks like he may be an illegal immigrant. The kid had these two as examples. Maybe if the border had kept Garcia out ant the the woman had gotten drug addiction treatment and kid had been put in a good home if his mother was unfit all this could have been avoided. But the victim was dumb letting them in his door in the first place.
linda October 04, 2012 at 12:49 AM
California girl thank you in my case bob was the leader and orchestrated the beat down on me and supposed murder of me second was summer. in her words "if she is not dead for sure kill her now"
California Girl October 05, 2012 at 07:53 PM
It just sickens me the way he turned out, and how he is, I am glad he is behind bars it is the best place for him!! He went down hill, when his mom left them, and his dad died!! I am not trying to make a excuse for him at all, he should have not done what he did to you, or the others, it is just disgusting, they are animals for what they did to you, and for what they did to the man who is dead!! If you don't mind me asking why did they want to try to kill you?
Jack October 18, 2012 at 07:34 PM
Sad to see what drugs can do. I grew up with Summer from Elementary through High School and she was the nicest caring person...sounds like drugs completely changed her personality.
Missyoubuddy October 20, 2012 at 10:55 PM
too bad that little kid didn't leave his negativity behind like you are telling everyone to and instead took it out in the way of killing a man. i understand you want to defend your friend but once someone does something like that(no matter the age or gender) you can't act like the rest of the world is wrong in saying something bad about him.
llamasgirl October 20, 2012 at 10:56 PM
too bad that little kid didn't leave his negativity behind like you are telling everyone to and instead took it out in the way of killing a man. i understand you want to defend your friend but once someone does something like that(no matter the age or gender) you can't act like the rest of the world is wrong in saying something bad about him.


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