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Monday June 17th, 2024 :: 08:25 a.m. PDT


Rancho Cucamonga Man Arrested for the Murder of His Mother

DATE/TIME: June 15, 2024, 9:24 a.m.

INCIDENT: Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: 9200 block of Milliken Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga

SUSPECT(S): Brian Morales, 38-year-old Resident of Rancho Cucamonga 

VICTIM(S): Kathryn Morales, 65-year-old Resident of Rancho Cucamonga

SUMMARY: On Saturday, June 15, 2024, at approximately 9:24 a.m., deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department were requested to respond to the 9200 block of Milliken Avenue for a welfare check on Kathryn Morales. The caller had not heard from Kathryn in several days and was concerned about her. Upon arrival, deputies made entry to the home and located Kathryn deceased under suspicious circumstances.

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail, responded and assumed the investigation. During the course of the investigation the victim’s son, Brian Morales, was determined to be responsible for her death. Morales was arrested and booked at the West Valley Detention Center for PC 187-Murder.

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

Refer: Detective Brandon Becker or Sergeant Troy Mooradian

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#112406555 / H#2024-053

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

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