Vista, CA — Suspect arrested for murder of Shannon Betz -Sheriff’s Homicide detectives continued their investigation and identified twenty-two-year-old Jheran Beverson as the suspect in the murder of Shannon Betz. On August 14, 2021, Beverson was arrested and booked into Vista Detention Facility for one count of 187(a) PC – Murder.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
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On August 8, 2021, at about 9:15 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1100 block of Delpy View Point in Vista for a male who was found deceased inside his residence by his roommate. When deputies arrived, they located the male deceased with a gunshot wound to his head.
The Sheriff’s Homicide Unit responded and assumed responsibility of the investigation.
On August 10, 2021, the Medical Examiner’s Office conducted the autopsy and has identified the victim as fifty-two-year-old Shannon Betz. The victim’s family has been notified of his death. The preliminary cause of death was gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death is homicide.