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UPDATE: Man, Woman, 13-Year-Old Arrested In Wildomar Homicide

Summer Sharmaine Stephens, who turned 38 today, was booked into the county jail on suspicion of murder, officials said. Anthony Garcia, 32, was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct but will face a murder charge, officials said.

This article was updated at 3 p.m. to include information that two others were arrested, one of them a 13-year-old.

An assault call in Wildomar earlier this week led to the discovery of a dead man and the subsequent arrest of a woman in connection with the death, now ruled a homicide.

The man -- whose identity has not yet been released by authorities -- was found about 6:35 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Mariposa and Mission Trail roads, by Wildomar station deputies called to investigate an assault with a deadly weapon, sheriff's officials told Patch.

Summer Sharmaine Stephens, who turned 38 today, was booked into the county jail on suspicion of murder and disorderly conduct while intoxicated.

She remained behind bars on no bail, pending a court appearance Friday.

Anthony Albert Garcia, 32, also of Wildomar was arrested during the investigation on suspicion of disorderly conduct while under the influence of drugs or alcohol but since has been implicated in the murder, officials said.

A third suspect -- a 13-year-old, gender undisclosed -- has also been arrested but the has not been released. It will be up to the District Attorney whether to try the child as an adult.




THE REAL Anita Drink September 27, 2012 at 06:34 PM
The 13-year old "lies, steals and sneaks out of the house on a regular basis. He got expelled from school for stealing his principal’s wallet" Read more about what his own Grandmother has to say about Matthew and his brother Zachary Warner on this PE article: http://www.pe.com/local-news/riverside-county/wildomar/wildomar-headlines/20120926-wildomar-grandma-says-boy-13-not-a-monster.ece
Lakelife September 27, 2012 at 06:39 PM
Anita, really ...I get the paper thank you and the family provided this info for the Press Ent. So obviously they were aware of behavioral problems which Matthew and several measures were being taken to address this... but no where does the article say he's been arrested previously for violent crimes!!!..who the hell are you... oh its "I need a drink" ...so go drink and don't speak of what you have NO CLUE about.
Danielle Soules November 03, 2012 at 01:01 AM
Wow I hope you ppl tht have said rude things are ashamed of yourselves. The man tht was killed was my father, and he also had a grandaughter who will never get to meet her grandpa. He wasnt a scum and he wasnt into drugs granite he was goin thru a drinking problem but he did not deserve to die the way he did! He was beaten to death with a baseball bat! no one deserves tht. So to all you haters go hate on someone else cuz my dad should be living right now! I love you daddy may you Rip and be our guardian angel
ROBERT BLACKMEN December 31, 2012 at 04:38 PM
Danielle I knew your dad and yes he was a good man.I use to talk to him all the time.rest in peace steve
Ken Lewis January 02, 2013 at 02:43 PM
It's not the years but rather the years of drinking booze and drugs that show on her face.

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