On Tuesday, December 9, 2008, the police department responded to Paddle Wheel Court on a call from Matthew Riley that his parents had been stabbed. When Officers arrived, they found that both Steven and Linda Riley had been stabbed to death.
On Tuesday, December 17, 2008, the Sacramento Police Department obtained an arrest warrant on Matthew Riley for murder. Detectives from the Career Criminal Apprehension Team (CCAT) located and arrested Riley in Roseville without incident.
Anyone with information pertaining to this crime is urged to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.