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. 20110916-159
Friday, September 16, 2011

Suspicious Death Deemed a Homicide

On September 14, 2011 at 7:09 a.m., officers responded to the 3600 block of Marysville Boulevard on a deceased male. Officers arrived and located the deceased victim, a male White in his 40's, with upper body trauma.  Detectives now believe this is a homicide and may have been a case of mistaken identity.

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to the scene.  Detectives are continuing their investigation and the circumstances that led to the man's death. His identity is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

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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