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Arrested*homicide Investigation on Dewey Boulevard*arrested

Homicide Detectives of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office identified and arrested Rodney Taylor (24) and Dominick Bryant (44) for the April 12, 2021 murder of Jaylon Lepray Thomas-Green (25).  Jamari Deshawn Rayford (33) was also arrested in connection with the homicide.  There is no booking photo nor any further information available at this time.


At approximately 2:12 p.m. on Monday April 12, 2021, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call from a resident on the 5700 block of Dewey Boulevard in South Sacramento stating a bullet came through the wall of their house but no one was hit and there were no injuries.  An additional caller from the same block requested medical help for a male subject who appeared to have a gunshot wound.

Deputies responded to the location and found an adult male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.  Deputies started life saving measures.  Fire arrived moments later and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

CSI collected evidence, witnesses were interviewed and Homicide detectives are investigating.  No suspect information nor any further information is available at this time.

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 Rod Grassmann

Sheriff’s Spokesman


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