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Arrest Made, Victim Identified in Pala Homicide Investigation

Pala CA— On the morning of January 16 just after 3:00 a.m., deputies from the Valley Center Substation received a call from the Pala Tribal Police, regarding an assault with a deadly weapon in front of 2984 W. Pala Mission Road on the Pala Indian Reservation. When deputies arrived they found a 43 year-old as Pala reservation resident Carolyn Cagey, deceased at that location.

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail and the San Diego County Regional Fugitive Task Force have arrested Milton Trujillo in connection with the death of Carolyn Cagey.

Trujillo was arrested late this morning in front of 44239 Margarita Road in the City of Temecula. Trujillo was transported and booked into the Vista Detention Facility on a single count of murder.