Police investigate homicide under CA Highway 160 overpass

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the death of a homeless man under the CA Highway 160 overpass at Northgate Blvd.

Officers responded to the area this morning at 7:38 a.m., to investigate a report of a possible dead body. They located the body of an adult man inside a sleeping bag. The victim had obvious trauma to his head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives believe that the victim died as a result of the head injuries inflicted on him. At this time, detectives have not identified a suspect or determined a motive for the killing. The victim’s identity is not being released at this time pending notification to his family.

If you have any 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.

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