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Posted on: August 3, 2019

Male arrested for double homicide

Andrew Burke

On 8/2/19 at approximately 9:41 pm, Murrieta Police Dispatch received a phone call from a concerned caller who was out of town and stating they were unable to get in touch with family members.

Officers responded to a residence on the 2400 block of Jonquil Circle in order to check on the welfare of the individuals but received no response at the front door. Further investigation revealed the discovery of two persons deceased inside of the residence and Officers made contact with 25 year old Andrew Burke.

Burke was placed under arrest for suspicion of murder and booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center for 187(a) PC – Murder (x2) and 148(a)(1) P.C. – Resist Peace Officer. The investigation is ongoing but appears to be domestic related and contained to the residence.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Sergeant Brendan Carney at (951) 461-6358.

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