Friday , 28 October 2016
Photo Courtesy of Nancy Weaver Metzger
Photo Courtesy of Nancy Weaver Metzger

One Deceased, One Injured in Alleged Attempted Murder Suicide

VICTORVILLE-( Spring Valley lake residents began their morning to sirens, patrol vehicles and other emergency vehicles speeding down the road toward a home in the 18400 block of Fortuna Drive Thursday morning just before 9:15 a.m.

The area was quickly taped off as a crime scene leaving residents to wonder what just happened in their usually quiet neighborhood.

“The incident on Fortuna is a Death Investigation – one deceased inside the residence, one transported to a local area hospital” said San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman, Jodi Miller.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials, deputies arrived to an injured male, identified as Harold Nelson. Harold Nelson was transported for treatment of his injuries. Kum Nelson, was located deceased inside the home.

Harold Nelson was interviewed in the hospital and has since been placed under arrest for the murder of Kum Nelson. Harold Nelson is still hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Mike Flores or Sergeant Robert Warrick at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

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