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Monday April 15th, 2024 :: 10:10 a.m. PDT


Detectives Investigate the Death of a Helendale Couple Found Deceased in Their Home

DATE/TIME: April 14, 2024 / 5:37 p.m.

INCIDENT: Death Investigation

LOCATION: 26900 block of Lakeview Drive, Helendale

SUSPECT(S): Aaron Fulkerson, 44-year-old Male, Resident of Helendale

VICTIM(S): Ondrea Fulkerson, 47-year-old Female, Resident of Helendale

SUMMARY: On Sunday, April 14, 2024, at approximately 5:37 p.m., deputies from the Sheriff’s Victor Valley station were requested to respond to a home in the 26900 block of Lakeview Drive, for a medical aid call. The reporting party indicated a man and woman were possibly deceased inside the home.

Upon arriving, deputies located husband and wife, 44-year-old Aaron Fulkerson and 47-year-old Ondrea Fulkerson, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Aaron and Ondrea were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division responded and assumed the investigation. Initial investigation indicates Aaron shot Ondrea and then shot himself. The official cause and manner of death are pending autopsy.

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

Refer: Detective Shawn Thurman or Sergeant Justin Giles 

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#072401365 / H#2024-034

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

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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