Suspect Arrested in Palm Desert Murder

Suspect Arrested in Palm Desert Murder

PALM DESERT – A suspect in the murder of Victoria Supola was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder with malice, assault on person with great bodily and obstruct/resisting a peace officer.

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at approximately 10:40 am, neighbors of Victoria Supola found her lying in the doorway of her home in the 77-700 block of Pacheta Square. According to The Desert Sun, neighbors called 911 and reported that Supola could not talk and had marks around her neck.
Deputies arrived at the residence, confirming Suploa’s traumatic injuries. Neighbors reported that Supola lived with several other people, including a man and a child, however no one else was at the residence. Supola was immediately transported to a local area hospital. Unfortunately her condition was severe and Supola, a 56-year-old white female from Thousand Palms succumbed to her injuries at 2:12 pm.

The sheriff’s spokesman stated that it was unclear how the woman was injured and that no one had been arrested. At this point, investigators from the Palm Desert Station and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Central Homicide Unit responded to the location and assumed the investigation. According to Sergeant Jim Erickson, detectives identified Juan Sanchez Inzunza, 30 as a suspect early in the investigation.

On June 11, 2014 deputies from the Palm Desert Station arrested Inzunza under suspicion of murdering Supola. Inzunza is being held at the Riverside County Jail in Banning in lieu of $1 million bail, according to jail records.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Investigator Freeman at (760) 393-3530.

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