COACHELLA, Calif. - Detectives began Monday investigating the death of a man found injured after an assault on Sunday evening, authorities said.
Coachella police officers were dispatched to the 85000 block of Hill Drive at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in response to reports of an assault, said Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Jim Erickson. The victim was transported to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, he said.
The victim's name was not released, so authorities could contact his family. How he was injured was not immediately released.
Anyone with information about the incident was urged to contact the Riverside County sheriff's Thermal Station at (760) 863-8460, Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP (7867), or the Central Homicide Unit at (760) 393-3500.