Mendivil was wanted in the death of Pamela Nadine Kilpatrick in Redlands.
Officers received a call of a man assaulting a woman at a storage facility on the 600 block of New York Street just before 2 p.m. Friday.
When police got to the scene they found a 35-year-old woman bleeding near one of the storage units. The victim was taken to the hospital where she later died.
Anyone with additional information on the crime is asked to call the Redlands Police Department at (909) 798-7688.