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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Victorville - Murder Investigation

DATE/TIME:          October 15, 2013/11:15 p.m.

LOCATION:           16675 Mohave Drive, Apt. #1, Victorville

VICTIM:                  Chris Swayze, age 22 of Victorville

SUSPECT:             Manuel Swayze, age 29 of Victorville


On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 11:15 p.m. deputies responded to the Mojave Dr. apartment after receiving a 911call reporting a possible stabbing.  Deputies found the victim suffering from a stab wound.  The victim was transported to Victor Valley Hospital and was pronounced dead shortly after midnight. 


Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators were requested to conduct an investigation.


Investigators determined that the victim and his brother were involved in a fight inside the apartment and during the fight Chris was stabbed.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Eddie Bachman at (909)387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at


Refer:          Public Affairs Division

Phone No.:  (909) 387-3700

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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