City of Sacramento Police Department

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

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090930-208
Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Police Investigate South Area Homicide

On Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at 7:01 a.m., the Sacramento Police Department and the Sacramento Fire Department responded to the 2900 block of Florin Road regarding an unresponsive man located in the parking lot of a business.  The man was located by an employee of the business who had just arrived to work.  Fire Department personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene. 

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to investigate.  The victim, a male in his 20's, had visible trauma to his upper body.  At this time, his identity is being withheld pending notification to his family.

This is an active investigation and further details are not being released at this time.

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).  Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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

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