City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
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www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090720-150
Monday, July 20, 2009

Domestic Argument Results in Murder

On Monday, July 20, 2009, at 4:39 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to 631 Garden Highway on a female who had been shot.  Officers arrived and found 26-years-old Tersha Brown, who appeared to have died from a gunshot wound to her head.  Officers detained the victim's boyfriend 31-year-old Demario Richard Wiggins.  

Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators responded and took over the scene.  Based on the investigation, detectives concluded that Demario Wiggins shot and killed his girlfriend after having an argument. 

Demario Wiggins was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on a murder charge. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Demario Wiggins

Demario Wiggins

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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