Man Found Dead Inside Marijuana Grow House

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SACRAMENTO --

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a homicide on Mandy Drive near Cottontail Way in Sacramento.

Police say they were originally called for a reported burglary, but when they arrived they found a dead man and hundreds of marijuana plants.

The man was found with trauma to his torso area, according to police. They did not give an exact cause of death. The victim has not been identified.

Police would not say whether the marijuana growing in the home was being done so legally. Investigators described the grow operation as "sophisticated."

Police have not released a suspect description.

The roadway in the area will be shut down for several hours while police investigate.

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