HEMET (CBSLA.com)  —  Investigators in Hemet are probing a homicide of an adult male found dead inside a residence Saturday.

Police were called to a home in the 4000 block of Bariloche Lane around 10:20 am. to conduct a welfare check on a resident whose front door was found open. The man also could not be immediately located.

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While checking through the house, police said they located an adult white male deceased. Officials said the body showed obvious signs of trauma indicating the man died as a result of a homicide.

Detectives from the Hemet Police Department were called to take over the investigation.

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City News Service reported that the victim was identified as 56-year-old Martin Mitchell.

The investigation is on-going.

The Hemet Police Department is asking anyone who may have information about this homicide to call Investigator Doug Klinzing at (951) 765-2423.

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