Galt Authorities Investigating Homicide; Two Suspects Arrested

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GALT -- The Galt Police Department is investigating a homicide after discovering a man unresponsive outside a home late Tuesday night.

Authorities received the call about 11 p.m. and responded to the 300 block of Poplar Street where they found the man. He was pronounced dead about 15 minutes later.

The man has been identified as 29-year-old Orlando Fletes-Lopez.

Investigators believe that Fletes-Lopez was involved in an argument over the use of narcotics. The argument turned into a physical fight between Fletes-Lopez and two suspects, who have been identified as Jose Luis Arriaga, 22, and Gonzalo Rodriguez, 28, both of Galt.

During the fight, Fletes-Lopez suffered injuries that led to his death.

Borth Arriaga and Rodriguez have been booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on murder charges.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Galt police at (209) 366-7000.