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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:     June 6, 2014/2:22 P.M.

Incident:     Two subjects arrested for killing Adelanto man.

Location:     11300 Block of Dartmouth Court, Adelanto

Suspect(s):     Daniel Kerdsri, 39 year-old male

                        Stanley Smith, 22 year-old male

Victim(s):       Brian Favors, 39 year-old male


On Friday, June 6, 2014, at approximately 4:22 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Adelanto station, responded to a stabbing call at a residence located in the 11300 block of Dartmouth Court. Upon arriving at the location, deputies found Brian Favors unresponsive inside the location. It was apparent Favors had suffered from stab wounds and he was tranported to Victor Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.


Investigators from Sheriff's Homicide Division responded to the location and are conducting the investigation. On Saturday, June 7, 2014, detectives arrested Daniel Kerdsri (39 YOA) and Stanely Smith (22 YOA) for P.C. 187(a), murder. Kerdsri was booked at Central Detention Center, in San Bernardino, where he is currently being held without bail. Stanley Smith  was booked at the High Desert Detenion Center, in Adelanto, where he is also currently being held without bail.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective John Woods or Sergeant Trevis Newport of the Sheriff's Homicide Division at 909-387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-Crime or you may leave information on the We-Tip website

Refer:  Sergeant Trevis Newport or Detective John Woods

Station:  Specialized Investigations-Homicide Detail

Phone No:  909-387-3589

Case No:  241401641

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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