Two arrested in connection to Indio homicide

Indio Police announced the arrests of two men on Wednesday in connection to the death of a woman found inside a home the day before.

Deputies responded to a residence on Rancho Los Coyotes about 1:41 pm on Tuesday. Upon arrival, they confirmed a deceased woman was inside the residence and determined the incident to be suspicious. Investigators determined the victim, who was not named, had suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

Two suspects, Johnny Rodriguez and Fred Garcia, both of Indio, were arrested. Rodriguez for murder and Garcia for accessory to murder and witness intimidation charges.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Major Crimes Unit Detective Matt Gutting at (760) 391-4057 or call Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP for anonymous information.


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