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. 20110601-099
Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Homicide Investigation Underway

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a late night murder of a 29-year-old male.

On May 31, 2011, at 11:12 p.m., officers responded to Del Paso Boulevard near Northgate Boulevard on a subject lying on the side of the road.  Officers arrived finding a male with upper body injuries that appear to be stab wounds.  The male was declared deceased at the scene. 

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded.  At this time it is unknown why the victim was at this location and the circumstances which led to his murder. 

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.

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

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