Man arrested after woman found dead in La Quinta


A La Quinta man was arrested after a a person was found dead Sunday morning in La Quinta.

Police were called to a residence on Dune Palms Road about 5:49 am, according to the La Quinta Police Department.

They arrived to find a 26-year-old woman who was dead with signs of obvious trauma.

Jose Meza, 27, of La Quinta was arrested and booked into the Indio jail.

The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information should call Investigator Patrick at the Thermal Sheriff Station at (760) 863-8990, or Investigator Johnson with the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777.