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Redlands Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder in Sidewalk Death on Webster

Gilbert Phillip Moreno was arrested about 7:40 p.m. Oct. 20 in the 3300 block of North Mountain Avenue in San Bernardino, according to inmate records.

A man was arrested Saturday night in San Bernardino on suspicion of murder in the death of a Redlands residents found dead on a sidewalk on Webster Street, according to police and inmate records.

Gilbert Phillip Moreno, 21, of Redlands, was arrested about 7:40 p.m. Oct. 20 in the 3300 block of North Mountain Avenue in San Bernardino, according to inmate records.

Moreno was held without bail Sunday on suspicion of murder and participating in a criminal street gang at West Valley Detention Center, according to inmate records.

Moreno is accused of murder in the death of Christopher Mykel Sanchez, 21, of Redlands, who sustained unspecified upper body trauma before police found him fatally injured in the 1200 block of Webster Street about 4 a.m. Oct. 20, according to Redlands police and coroner's personnel.

Paramedics from the Redlands Fire Department responded and pronounced Sanchez dead at the scene at 4:24 a.m., according to the coroner.

Detectives and other police personnel remained at the scene on Webster Street more than 12 hours later.

As of Sunday morning police had released no information about the motive, cause or manner of Sanchez' death, other than to state they're investigating a homicide. An autopsy was pending, according to police and the coroner.

Anyone with more information was urged to call Detective Rob Williams at (909) 798-7688 or Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681. Anonymous tips can be provided by texting 274637 using the keyword "REDTIP."

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