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Sunday July 24th, 2022 :: 02:01 p.m. PDT


Suspect Wanted for a Murder in Hesperia Found in Van Nuys and Taken into Custody

DATE/TIME:   July 20, 2022 / 3:32 p.m.

INCIDENT:   PC 187 - Murder

LOCATION:   16400 Block of Sequoia Street, Hesperia

SUSPECT(S): Sarkis Krdotyan, 39-years-old, Male Resident of Van Nuys

VICTIM(S):   Heidi Allred, 37-years-old, Female Resident of Hesperia

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station responded to the 16400 block of Sequoia Street for an unknown problem.  When deputies arrived, they found the victim, identified as Heidi Allred, with a gunshot wound.  Emergency personnel arrived and pronounced Allred deceased.

Detectives from the Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail also responded and assumed the investigation.  Detectives identified the suspect as Sarkis Krdotyan.  Krdotyan fled the area prior to deputies’ arrival and was not located.

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Division, along with the U.S. Marshals Service - L.A. Branch, located and arrested Krdotyan at a residence in Van Nuys.  Krdotyan was booked in at the Central Detention Center and later transferred to the West Valley Detention Center where he remains in custody on $1,000,000 bail.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Homicide Detail at 909-890-4908.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer:   Detective M. Young

Station:   Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail

Phone No.  909-890-4904

Case No.  DR# 192205116  H# 2022-090

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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