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July 30, 2018

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Elk Grove Florin Homicide

On July 27, 2018, at 6:28 a.m. the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Communication Center received a 9-1-1 call from the area of Elk Grove Florin Road and Gerber Road within south Sacramento County.  A caller reported that a subject was deceased in a homeless camp near the aforementioned intersection.

Sheriff’s deputies responded, and upon their arrival located a male victim who was later pronounced dead by arriving fire department personnel.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 31-year-old Peter Garcia of Sacramento.

During the course of this investigation, detectives developed a suspect in this case and identified him as 20-year-old Daniel Beaird of Sacramento.  Beaird is currently in custody for murder and is being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail without bail due to his charges.

Sergeant Shaun Hampton

Sheriff’s Spokesman

Click for full size photo Daniel Beaird (20)

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