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Suspect Arrested For Double Domestic Homicide in Hemet

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(FOX/CNS) - A Hemet man was in jail facing murder and attempted murder charges and the lone survivor among his alleged victims remained hospitalized, reportedly in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Riverside County homicide investigators continued to search today for answers to an evening of bloodshed.

Johnny Lopez, 33, was scheduled to appear in court Thursday, after he was booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrietta on two counts of suspicion of murder with malice, one count of multiple homicide and attempted murder, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's on-line inmate information.

Bail is denied.The record shows Lopez was arrested at 41101 Sunset Lane at 8:22 p.m. Saturday.

Riverside County sheriff's homicide Capt. Scot Collins told the media Lopez was arrested after deputies responded to a call of a bloodied man, and that he had a physical altercation with deputies before he was taken into custody. Inside the home, they found the woman, who had been stabbed and her throat slashed with an unknown object.

About an hour later, dispatchers received a second 911 call from the 26000 block of Girard Street, about 1.3 miles away from the Sunset Lane home.

About an hour later, dispatchers received a call from the 26000 block of Girard Street in Hemet, about 1.3 miles away from the Sunset Lane home.

There, deputies found the bodies of 36-year-old Joanna Barrientos and 5-year-old Mia Lopez, both of whom had gunshot wounds, Torrenti said.

He said the incidents appeared to be related and there were no other suspects.Lopez was booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of murder with malice, multiple homicides and attempted murder.

 Bail was denied, and Lopez is expected to be arraigned on Thursday at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta, according to jail records.

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