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. 20121004-136
Thursday, October 04, 2012

Police Investigate Homicide

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at approximately 8:13 p.m., police were called to the 4300 block of Norwood Avenue regarding a dead body. 

Family members came to the victim's apartment to check her welfare after not hearing from her for about a day.  Family found the victim inside her apartment and immediately called police.  Officers arrived and an investigation ensued. 

Homicide detectives, along with Crime Scene Investigators, were called out to the scene.  Based on the circumstances known at this time, it appears there is foul play involved.  

The victim is in her 70s and lived alone in her apartment.  Additional details are not available as the investigation is still ongoing.   

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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