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January 22, 2020

Suspicious Death Investigation in Rural South Sacramento

At approximately 10 a.m. on January 22, 2020, the Sheriff’s Communication Center received information regarding a body found on a dairy farm in the 9900 block of Arno Road in a rural area of South Sacramento. A dairy worker, who was working on moving manure to an open field area, discovered the body.

Deputies arrived and located a deceased male in an area of the farm that is used to store manure and waste. Due to the condition of the body, no other details are known at the time.

Homicide detectives are currently on scene.

The identity of the deceased male in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after identification and 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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