North Highlands Man Arrested in Roommate’s Death

Grant Sherman (Courtesy: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office)

NORTH HIGHLANDS — A man was arrested over the weekend in connection with a homicide in North Highlands.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a call on Jackson Street near Senate Avenue to find an unresponsive man early Saturday morning.

The man, later identified as 22-year-old Austin Sweet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives say Sweet and his roommate, 21-year-old Grant Sherman, had gotten into some sort of fight. Investigators did not say how exactly Sweet died.

Sherman was booked into jail.

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