A minor was arrested in the death of a woman who was found with severe trauma in Hemet, police announced Sunday, Sept. 4.
After being identified by Hemet police detectives, the suspect was contacted during an unrelated traffic stop by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, when they were taken into custody, the Hemet Police Department said in a news release. No identifying information was immediately available for the suspect.
Their arrest was made in the Thursday, Sept. 1, death of a woman found unresponsive in the 400 block of West Stetson Avenue.
The victim’s identity was not immediately released due to police still trying to find any of the victim’s family members, police said.
A possible motive in the killing was not immediately clear.
Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to contact Cpl. Matthew Hiatt at 951-765-2423.