According to a press release:
Officers from the Menifee Police Department responded to a residence on the block of Stone Lane, in the city of Menifee, for a possible domestic disturbance.
Officers arrived and attempted to make contact at the front door. After several attempts, with no answer. Officers attempted to make entry and noticed a shirtless male running from the rear of the residence the press release says.
A perimeter was established and the male was located shortly after.
Officers entered the property and located a deceased female in a backyard pool. The female, later identified as Darlene Flynn, a 58-year-old resident of Menifee whom had injuries consistent with blunt force trauma the press release says.
Detectives from the Menifee Police Department and Investigators from the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation the press relase says.
An arrest was made of a Justin Smith, a 29-year-old Menifee resident, he was arrested for homicide and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center