Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, September 18, 2023, at approximately 12:35 am, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a disturbance in the 1000 block of South Gilbert Street. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several stab wounds. Officers began providing lifesaving measures prior to the victim being transported to a local hospital. The victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The victim’s name is not being released at this time, pending notification of their family. Hemet Police Department’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation.
Update— In the early morning of Friday, September 22, 2023, a search warrant was executed in the 600 block of Vista Del Monte, City of Hemet. During the warrant service, Investigators located 27-year old Autumn Goodwin, a Hemet resident. Goodwin was subsequently arrested for the Homicide that occurred in the 1000 block of South Gilbert. She is being held on 1 million dollars bail.
This complex investigation involved members from the Hemet Police Department, the Hemet / San Jacinto Gang Task Force and the Riverside County Gang Impact Team who have worked together diligently since the Homicide occurred.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident can contact Detective Daniel Cortez at (951) 765-2433 or provide anonymous information through the Hemet Police Department’s smartphone app, available for free in Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android users. Anonymous tips are always accepted.