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November 19, 2019

Suspicious Death Investigation on Starrlyn Way

At approximately 6 a.m. on November 19, 2019, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call regarding an injured male at a residence in the 2100 block of Starrlyn Way in Rancho Cordova.

Deputies arrived at the scene and located an adult male victim suffering from an injury to the lower body. Deputies immediately began life saving measures. Fire personnel responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The cause of the injury to the victim is unknown at this time. Detectives believe there were other subjects at the residence at the time of the incident that fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.

Homicide detectives are on scene and their investigation is on-going.

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 or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).


Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson    

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office/

Rancho Cordova Police Department

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