A woman was found dead in her home in North Sacramento late last night. The case has since been ruled a homicide.
Below is the press release from the Sacramento Police Department:
The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the murder of a 56-year-old female.
On September 13, 2010, at 7:50 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Beaumont Street on a deceased female. The neighbors had grown concerned about the victim’s welfare and decided to check on her. The neighbors found the victim deceased and notified the Police and Fire Department. Due to the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, officers initiated an investigator call out.
Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded. Detectives and personnel from the Coroners Officer determined that the victim’s death was in fact as a result of a homicide. The motivation for the homicide is still under investigation.
The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.