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Posted on: March 18, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Unattended Death Investigation Leads to Homicide Arrest


Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # LA220760048


Sally M. Webster

On March 17, 2022, at 4:04 p.m., deputies from the Thermal Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of an unattended death on the 51200 block of Avenida Ramirez., in La Quinta. Upon arriving, deputies located Rosemary Webster, 85-year-old resident of La Quinta deceased. Deputies noticed unexplained injuries to the victim which were inconsistent with statements made. A crime scene was secured and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation.

Based on evidence and interviews conducted by investigators, Sally M. Webster, 59-year-old resident of La Quinta, was arrested for homicide. The investigation is on-going.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Jones of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Iniguez of the Thermal Sheriff’s Station 760-863-8990.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.

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