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Sacramento Police are conducting a homicide investigation after discovering a person dead inside a home in South Sacramento.


Sacramento Police are actively conducting a homicide investigation after they discovered a person dead inside a home on Monday afternoon.

Police were making a stop at a home on Shining Star Drive in South Sacramento for a welfare check when they discovered the body.

Due to the suspicious nature of the death, authorities began a homicide investigation.

Police have yet to release any information about the victim’s identity, or the cause of death.

The Sacramento Police Department encourages anyone with information to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP.