UPDATE: Suicidal Subject Found Dead in Wildomar Neighborhood

Authorities blocked off the area while they attempted to make contact Wednesday afternoon.

Sheriff's deputies outside a home in the area of Canyon Drive and Dorof Court in Wildomar on Feb. 5, 2014.  Photo by Daniel Lane.
Sheriff's deputies outside a home in the area of Canyon Drive and Dorof Court in Wildomar on Feb. 5, 2014. Photo by Daniel Lane.
Editor's Note: This story was originally published at 1:30 p.m., but has since been updated to reflect new developments: 

Update 9:50 p.m.:  Sheriff's officials confirm to Patch that a man died during Wednesday's search for a suicidal subject in Wildomar.

"It's being investigated as an apparent suicide,"  Sheriff's Spokesman Deputy Albert Martinez told Patch in an email.  "It won't be completely determined until the coroner conducts an autopsy."


A sheriff's department search for a possible suicidal subject led deputies to a Wildomar neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, officials tell Patch.

Authorities began their search Wednesday morning, after getting a report of a someone who may harm themselves, according to Riverside County Sheriff's Spokesman Deputy Albert Martinez.

Around 1 p.m., that search was brought to the believed home of the person, in the area of Dorof Court and Canyon Drive in Wildomar, according to Martinez.

Witnesses on scene tell Patch the area is blocked off while deputies attempt to make contact with the individual.  Just before 2 p.m., deputies were seen entering the house.

One area resident tells Patch he was asked to get out of his house around 10:15 a.m.

"The police came... into the yard in the back, and he said, 'You know what, you need to leave the house right away because the guy is behind you... behind the house is a guy with a gun'... so I got out as fast as I could," Abraham Martinez said while watching the scene unfold.

Stay with Patch for the latest developments as we get more information on this breaking news story.

Jimmy Dean February 06, 2014 at 12:52 PM
How come alek has not commented yet?
Tracey Casey February 06, 2014 at 01:01 PM
I saw on another website a picture with military men standing with the cops. So sad. Thoughts for the family and friends.
SA February 06, 2014 at 03:55 PM
I am not the one to say suicide should be stopped as let the one be happy … However it is extremely selfish and I do have a problem with that at the same time I would not leave a loved one of life-support as I find that selfish … This Shipmate was on life-support and took himself off … RIP
my comment February 06, 2014 at 04:08 PM
SA- couldn't agree more, extremely selfish to do this and leave behind 3 small children
Crystal Buckner February 16, 2014 at 11:35 PM
this is hard for me to believe, he was a good person, i dont understand how he could of done this and left the world this way. i hope he knows now he was love and cared for by many. very good man that i will miss dearly.


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