COACHELLA, Cali. -

Deputies found a man's body slumped behind the wheel of a vehicle in Coachella, and authorities believe it may be a homicide, a sheriff's spokesman said today.

Deputies responding to a call found the man's dead body in a parked vehicle in the 400 block of Orchard Street at about 8:20 p.m. Friday, according to sheriff's Sgt. Steve DaSilva.


"At this time, the investigation is being treated as a suspicious death," DaSilva said.


Authorities asked anyone with information to call (760) 863-8946 or (760) 341-7867 to leave anonymous tips.