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October 23, 2019

Homicide Investigation in South Sacramento

A little before 11:30 p.m. on October 22, 2019, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call regarding a female assaulting a male in the 6800 block of 65th Street in Sacramento.

Deputies arrived at the scene and located an unidentified male victim unresponsive on the ground with injuries to the upper body. Deputies immediately began life saving measures. Sacramento Metro Fire responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The unidentified female suspect fled the scene on foot. There is no known motive at this time.  Homicide detectives are on-scene and their investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time.

The identity of the deceased 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 or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

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