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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:        March 8, 2014/8:33 p.m.


Incident:            Homicide Investigation


Location:          35000 block of Avenue H. in Yucaipa


Suspect(s):       Nancy Jarrett, age 66 of Yucaipa


Victim(s):          Walter Jarrett, age 70 of Yucaipa


On Saturday, March 8, 2014, at approximately 8:33 p.m., deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department responded to an assualt call in the 35000 block of Avenue H. in Yucaipa. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a deceased male.


Investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Homicide Detail were requested to conduct an investigation. During the course of the investigation, detectives learned Nancy and Walter Jarrett were married. Nancy Jarrett was interviewed by detectives and was subsequently arrested for PC 187 Murder. Nancy Jarrett was booked at West Valley Detention Center, in Rancho Cucamonga, where she is currently being held without bail.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Daniel Hanke or Sergeant Trevis Newport of the Sheriff's Homicide Detail 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:          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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