Riverside Man Arrested After Allegedly Murdering Female Roommate

RIVERSIDE (CBS) — A 48-year-old Riverside man is behind bars Saturday after walking into a police station and reporting his female roommate was not breathing.

Drake Von Walker was jailed on suspicion of murder. Officials have not released the name of the roommate pending notification of her next of kin.

Police say Von Walker walked into the Magnolia Street Police Facility at 1:30 p.m. Friday to report that his roommate was unresponsive.

Investigators went to his apartment in the 7700 block of Magnolia and found the dead woman.

After questioning, Von Walker was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center is Riverside. He is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.

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