DATE/TIME: Sunday, July 8, 2018
INCIDENT: Murder Investigation
LOCATION: 15000 block of Sitting Bull Street, Victorville
VICTIM: Unidentified Jane Doe
SUSPECTS: Jayson Weiss, age 31 a resident of Victorville
Lori Rector, age 57 a resident of Victorville
Louis Chacon, age 43 a resident of Victorville
Alphonso Lozano, age 36 a resident of Victorville
On Sunday, July 8, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a residence in the 15000 block of Sitting Bull Street in Victorville reference a possible deceased body inside a trash can at the location. Responding deputies requested the assistance of Deputy Moyer and his K9 Ellie. Ellie, a Human Remains Detection (HRD) dog hit on the trash container. Subsequently, deputies located skeletal remains inside the trash can which was partially filled with cement.
Investigators from the Specialized Investigations Division-Homicide Detail were requested and began an investigation. Detectives determined the victim had been deceased at the location for over a year. Detectives determined the suspects were friends of the victim at the time of her death.
The Coroner’s Division is attempting to identify the victim and determine the cause of death.
Detectives from the Specialized Enforcement Division – Gang Detail were requested to assist in the investigation. On July 13th, detectives located and arrested Lori Rector, Louis Chacon, and Alphonso Lozano. The suspects were transported to the High Detention Detention Center; Lori Rector was booked for murder, Louis Chacon, and Alphonso Lozano were booked for accessory to murder.
Jayson Weiss was currently in custody at the West Valley Detention Center on an unrelated charge and was booked for murder.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Gerad Laing or Sergeant Ryan Smith of the Specialized Investigations Division (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at (800)78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the website www.wetip.com.
Refer: Detective Gerad Laing or Sergeant Ryan Smith
Station: Specialized Investigations Division
Phone No. (909)387-3589
Case No. DR#171807468 H#2018-059
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department