Escondido man a suspect in slaying of woman in Palm Desert

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PALM DESERT (CNS) – A 21-year-old man from San Diego County was in custody Monday on suspicion of killing a 33-year-old Palm Desert woman.

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies responding to a assault with a deadly weapon call found Nicole Henderson with “significant trauma” to her body around 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the 45200 block of Panorama Drive in Palm Desert. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death was not immediately available.

Deputies arrested Richard Colin Holbrook, 21, of Escondido, near the intersection Sunrise Lane and Abronia Trail, according to jail records. He’s being held without bail at the Indio jail on suspicion of murder.