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Person of interest in custody after police find dead man near Coachella

An investigation is underway after a man was found dead Tuesday night in Coachella.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the desert area south of Avenue 47 — east of Tyler Street.

Detectives say the man died of traumatic injuries.

The Sheriff’s Department has not yet released the name of the victim, but they say they do have a person of interest in custody on other charges.

It’s still unclear how and why the man died.

News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 will post more information as the investigation moves forward.

If you have any information, contact police.

KESQ News Team


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