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. 20121022-146
Monday, October 22, 2012

Homicide Investigation

On Monday, October 22, 2012, at approximately 4:43 p.m., police were dispatched to a home in the 100 block of Emerald Creek Court on a welfare check for a subject reported to have been killed.  Officers arrived on scene, checked the interior of the home and found the dead male subject. 

Officers were tipped off to the Emerald Creek Court address by a woman that reported knowledge of the deceased person. That woman was found to live at the address where the body was discovered.

The woman is being questioned and investigators are actively working the case.  Motive for this crime has not yet been determined.  This does not appear to be a random act. No further information is available. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this homicide 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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