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. 20110716-116
Saturday, July 16, 2011

Murder Investigation Underway

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the murder of a 50-year-old male in South Natomas. 

On July 15, 2011, at 10:10 p.m., officers responded to the 1900 block of Mammoth Way to assist a family member who was trying to check on the welfare of a relative that had not been heard from in a couple of days.  Officers gained entry into the home and found the victim deceased and with trauma to his body.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  At this time, the motive for the murder is unknown.   

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) 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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