photo courtesy of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

"On April 14, 2019, at 2:02 P.M., the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call from the 7000 block of Peevey Court. The male caller indicated he arrived at a family member’s home and located his family member dead inside.

"Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the scene and located the male victim inside the home. During the preliminary investigation, deputies concluded the deceased male had been the victim of a violent assault.

"Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators have responded to the scene and are in the process of conducting their investigation. Sheriff’s Office personnel will remain on the scene throughout the night and likely into the early morning hours. Detectives have not yet identified a motive for this crime and have no suspect information at this time.

"The identity of the victim, in this case, will be made available by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office after notification has been made to his next of kin.

"Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477). "

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