Man Found Dead in South Sacramento Home after Being Assaulted

SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Homicide detectives launched an investigation Sunday after a man was found dead in a South Sacramento home.

Around 2 p.m., the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office received a call after someone went to a family member’s home on Peevey Court and found a dead relative inside.

The sheriff’s office says investigators determined the man died following a “violent assault.”

There is currently no known motive behind the deadly assault and a suspect has not been identified.

If you have any information about the homicide you are asked to call the sheriff’s office at 916-874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-HELP.

Stay with FOX40 for more updates on this homicide investigation.

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