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SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
Friday November 25th, 2022 :: 10:20 a.m. PST


20-year-old Riverside Man Arrested for Murder After Stabbing Two Women in Fontana

DATE/TIME:   November 22, 2022 / 11:30 a.m.

INCIDENT:   PC 187 - Murder

LOCATION:   15100 Block of Athol Street, Fontana

SUSPECT(S):   Alex Zamora, 20-years-old, Resident of Riverside

VICTIM #1:  Vanessa Gonzalez, 26-years-old, Deceased
VICTIM #2:  Confidential, 20-years-old, Resident of Fontana

On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 11:30 a.m., deputies from the Fontana Sheriff’s Station responded to a stabbing at a residence in the 15100 block of Athol Street.  When deputies arrived, they located two victims who had been stabbed.  Vanessa Gonzalez and the second victim were transported to the hospital where Vanessa was pronounced deceased.  

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail also responded and assumed the investigation.  Detectives learned the suspect, identified as Alex Zamora, arrived at the location, and after an altercation at the home, stabbed both victims and fled the location.

On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 2:45 p.m., deputies with the Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Division located Zamora at a residence in Riverside and took him into custody.  Zamora was arrested and booked in at the Central Detention Center.  He was later transferred to the West Valley Detention Center where he remains in custody without bail.  

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

Refer: Detective M. Del Rio

Station: Homicide Detail

Phone No. 909-890-4908

Case No. DR# 032203275  H# 2022-152

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

SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
17780 Arrow Blvd
Fontana, CA 92335

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