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September 19, 2019

Death Investigation in Sacramento County

At approximately 2:15 a.m. on Thursday September 19, 2019, Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Micron Avenue and Mayhew Road in Sacramento regarding reports of an unresponsive male on the sidewalk.

Upon arrival, deputies located an unresponsive male with apparent trauma to the upper body. Fire personnel arrived simultaneously and began providing medical aid. The male, who is in his 50’s, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The cause of his injury is unknown at this time. 

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

Detectives are actively investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information 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).

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

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