Authorities responded to the 200 block of East Jarvis Street around 11 a.m. Friday regarding a welfare call.
Upon arrival, Perris police found a female victim deceased inside the apartment. The victim has not been identified.
The investigation is ongoing.
No arrests have been made but detectives have released a photo of Randy Tell Jr. Police say Tell is wanted for questioning regarding his involvement in the murder.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Tell or the investigation was urged to contact Riverside Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777.