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Wednesday May 31st, 2023 :: 08:01 a.m. PDT


Investigators Arrest Apple Valley Man After His Mother is Found Deceased

DATE/TIME: May 29, 2023, 7:03 p.m.

INCIDENT: Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: 15500 block of Sherri Lane, Unincorporated Area of Apple Valley

SUSPECT(S): Joshua Adam Kahkosko, 42-year-old Resident of Apple Valley

VICTIM(S): Beth Ann Kahkosko, 68-year-old Resident of Apple Valley 

SUMMARY: On Sunday, May 29, 2023, at approximately 7:03 p.m., deputies from the Victor Valley Station responded to an unknown problem call in the 15500 block of Sherri Lane, in unincorporated Apple Valley. Upon arrival, deputies found Beth Ann Kahkosko, inside a house on the property, suffering injuries to her head and face. Kahkosko was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail responded to conduct the investigation. Through the investigation, detectives determined the suspect to be Joshua Adam Kahkosko, the victim’s son. The suspect was located and detained a short time later by deputies from the Victorville Police Department.

Joshua Kahkosko was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for PC 187-Murder.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Andrew Montbriand, Specialized Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Andrew Montbriand or Sergeant Troy Mooradian

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#0723001841 / H#2023-062

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

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