(15:30) SALINAS – A Salinas man has been arrested for murder after his mother’s body was discovered in her vehicle’s trunk last night. Just after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Deputies responded to reports of a deceased body in a trunk of a vehicle parked at the Prune-Tree Shopping Center in Prunedale. Arriving deputies found the body and arrested the car’s driver 24-year-old Erick DeAnda who admitted to strangling his mother – 53-year-old Lilia DeAnda ‑ to death and placing her body in the trunk. Erick allegedly killed her after an argument at their home on Douglas Avenue. It is suspected that Erick may have driven the car to a Monterey County gas station to fill a gas can for the purpose of torching the vehicle. Anyone who may have spotted the 2012 Black Toyota Corolla with CA license plate 6-W-J-P-2-6-0, is encouraged to contact Salinas Police.