Desert Hot Springs police were investigating a homicide after finding a dead body in an open field Tuesday morning.
Assistant city manager Doria Wilms said police responded to Verbena and Ironwood Drives around 10:45 a.m. following reports of a dead body.
Investigators determined foul play was involved. The identity of the victim hasn't been released.
Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call detective Tooth at 760-329-2904 ext. 352 or sergeant Weigle at 760-329-2904 ext. 2850.