Dead Man Found at Pala Indian Reservation in Suspected Homicide

Sheriff's detectives are investigating how the 45-year-old man was killed at the reservation.

 A man was found dead on Wednesday evening in a suspected murder at the Pala Indian Reservation.

Deputies from the Valley Center Substation discovered the body at 11 p.m. after receiving a call directing them to a home at 1321 Robles Way, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

The Sheriff’s Department says the victim was about 45 years old, with clearly identifiable wounds on his upper body indicating foul play.

An autopsy is being conducted by the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine exactly how he died, and detectives from the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail are continuing their investigation.

If anyone has information about this case, they can call Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. There is a $1,000 award for tips that lead to an arrest.

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