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. 20100914-166
Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Woman Found Murdered In Home

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the murder of a 56-year-old female.

On September 13, 2010, at 7:50 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Beaumont Street on a deceased female.  The neighbors had grown concerned about the victim's welfare and decided to check on her.  The neighbors found the victim deceased and notified the Police and Fire Department.  Due to the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, officers initiated an investigator call out.    

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded.  Detectives and personnel from the Coroners Officer determined that the victim's death was in fact as a result of a homicide.  The motivation for the homicide is still under investigation. 

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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