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San Rafael - Canal Area Homicide - Identity Released

The decedent has been positively identified as:                                           

Erick Boliver MENDEZ VASQUEZ, a 33-year-old male from San Rafael, CA.

On Saturday June 04, 2022, at approximately 10:34 PM, multiple 9-1-1 calls were received advising of multiple gunshots being heard nearby the intersection of Medway Road and Mill Street near the 7-Eleven Convenience Store.  First Responders located a male victim with open wounds, provided medical aid and transported him emergently to an area hospital.  Despite paramedics and the hospital staff members efforts, regrettably the subject succumbed to his injuries and death was pronounced in the Emergency Department.

The decedent has been positively identified as:                                           

Erick Boliver MENDEZ VASQUEZ, a 33-year-old male from San Rafael, CA.

A forensic postmortem examination with toxicology testing is being completed on Tuesday June 07, 2022.  The cause and manner of death will be pending the conclusion of the investigations being completed by the San Rafael Police Department and the Marin County Sheriff’s Office - Coroner Division.  No further information will be released by the Coroner Division at this time, as this is an active and ongoing investigation.  Any further questions regarding the incident should be directed to the San Rafael Police Department.

The victim’s identity was delayed being published pending confirmation of next of kin notification to family members located out of Country.

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office and personnel of the Coroner Division offers our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Mendez Vasquez.


Roger G. Fielding

Chief Deputy Coroner