Woman arrested after husband found dead in East Village

SAN DIEGO -- A man is dead Saturday after an apparent dispute with his wife at a residential hotel in downtown San Diego.

The victim's wife, 53-year-old Paul Etta Vincent, called police at 9:49 a.m. Saturday to report that her husband, 64-year-old Lon Hardin, fell and hit his head after the two had an argument Friday night, San Diego Police Department Officer Tony Martinez said.

Officers responded to the couple's room at the Peachtree Inn in the 900 block of F Street and found the husband unresponsive, bleeding from his head, and determined he had died, Martinez said.

The man appeared to have suffered some type of trauma to his upper torso, Lt. Todd Griffin said.

Police arrested the wife, who was booked into San Diego County Jail on suspicion of murder.

Homicide detectives were investigating the case.

Anyone with information regarding the case was asked to call the Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.