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Police arrest 2 brothers in Hesperia for the murder of missing teen Aranda Briones

UPDATE @ 2:10 PM: The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said this is an active investigation and they are still seeking the public’s assistance in helping to find Aranda.

The Moreno Valley Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Dickey at (951) 955-2777, or Moreno Valley Police Department Investigator Drexler at (951) 486-6700.

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Two Hesperia brothers have been arrested in connection with the disappearance and murder of missing teen Aranda Briones, 16, of Moreno Valley.

Owen Skyler Shover, 18, was arrested on suspicion of murder and Gary Anthony Shover, 21, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit a crime.

The brothers were arrested at about 10:30 pm, on Monday, February 11, 2019, in the 16200 block of Grevillea Street in Hesperia.

Authorities said Aranda was last seen on January 13, 2019, after she was allegedly dropped off by a gray four-door car near a park in Moreno Valley.

According to family, murder suspect Owen Shover was her ex-boyfriend and considered him to be a suspect. It was also reported that Owen’s was the person who dropped Aranda off at the park and the last person to see her.

Both men are being held without bail, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department booking logs. Both suspects are set to appear in court at the Riverside Hall of Justice on February 15th at 8:00 am.

Authorities have not commented on the status of Aranda’s body or location of the crime.

This is a developing story and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

(left)Skyler Shover, 18, and Gary Anthony Shover, age 21 (right)//(Facebook)
Skyler Shover, 18, and Gary Anthony Shover, age 21 (right)//(Facebook)

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