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August 27, 2019

**Suspects in Custody** Homicide Investigation in Walnut Grove

On Tuesday August 27, 2019 two (2) suspects were arrested and booked into the Sacramento County on charges related to this case.

The suspects have been identified as 27-year-old Martin Chavez (see attached photo) and 26-year-old Martitsa Guerrero (see attached photo).

Detectives do not believe there are any outstanding suspects at this time. No motive is currently known and the relationship between the suspects and victim is still being investigated. No additional information is available at this time.

The identity of the victim in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after notification of next of kin.

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Just before 8 a.m. on Monday August 26, 2019, the Fire Department requested the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office’s assistance in responding to reports of a fire in the 14600 block of Isleton Road in Walnut Grove. Fire had transported a 28-year-old male burn victim to an area hospital to be treated. He later succumbed to his injuries.

Three individuals have been detained in relation to this investigation. Detectives do not believe anyone is outstanding. No motive is currently known.  

Homicide detectives are currently investigating. No further information is available.

The identity of the victim in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after notification of 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 www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

 

 

Click for full size photo Martin Chavez
Click for full size photo Martitsa Guerrero

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