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Senior Citizen Left To Die On Road Identified

Wanda McGlover, 68, was identified as the woman left for dead Friday on Brookridge Lane in an area of Winchester known as French Valley.

The identity of a woman left dying Friday on a French Valley roadside was confirmed by authorities today.

A Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner's Office employee confirmed that Wanda McGlover, 68, of Winchester, was the woman found Friday on Brookridge Lane.

McGlover was located by family members after she did not return from her usual morning walk, according California Highway Patrol officer Nathan Baer.

Brookridge Lane is off of Washington Street near a park and housing tracts, in an area of Winchester known as French Valley.

The woman was seriously injured and initial evidence was consistent with her being struck by a vehicle, according to a statement released Friday by Baer.

McGlover was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta, where she was pronounced dead at 9:50 a.m. Friday, according to a coroner's report.

As of Friday, CHP was investigating the death as a felony hit and run.

Patch readers described McGlover as an African American woman often spotted walking in the area wearing brightly-colored dresses and hats.

An article published by the The Press-Enterprise stated she was a foster parent to three boys.

She may have been on her cellphone with her daughter at the time the fatal incident occurred, The Press-Enterprise reported.

An outcome of the investigation into her death was still pending as of Tuesday morning, according to the coroner office and CHP officials.

Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation was asked to call the Temecula Area CHP office at 951-506-2000.

Brenda September 26, 2012 at 07:49 PM
Yes it is Daniel, and there is a whole of Temecula that are praying the persons involved are caught FAST. This is the sickest of crimes. I am hoping someone starts a reward fund. Someone will always squeel.
Brenda September 26, 2012 at 07:53 PM
Omgod. He put that up there that fast and he was not, has not been on any case? That is getting as sick as the murder of Ms. Wanda, and the accidental hitting of the guy walking on the freeway. DUDE TAKE DOWN your ambulance chasing ADD, that shows no taste whatsoever. Especially with no case, the man she hit accidently was watering the middle divider and stepped out on the freeway lane in front of her.
Brenda September 26, 2012 at 07:59 PM
In this article LS posted it says something different::::::: "The CHP reported the pedestrian jumped in front of her path, possibly to commit suicide. “I really hope there is not a correlation to that. It never really crossed my mind,” her son said. The CHP is investigating McGlover’s death as a possible hit and run. And her son believes someone knows what happened. “Please turn yourself in, because you cannot get to where she is right now with this on your conscience,” McGlover’s son said." Anita, it will take me a few to find it as I have read all the articles from here and PE, and then the links thrown in. I think it was PE however.
maria September 29, 2012 at 05:37 PM
To me it sounds like revenge from the other person friends or family that was hit by her. I hope who ever did this to Wanda will turn themself in.
maria September 29, 2012 at 05:39 PM
To me it sounds like revenge from the other persons friends or family that was it by her. I hope by the grace of God who ever did this will turn themself in.

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