Sacramento County deputies investigate body found in vacant home

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The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office now says they are investigating a homicide.

Investigators said they were not immediately able to determine the 43-year-old man’s cause of death, but his death doesn’t appear to be natural, based on evidence at the scene.

The man is not associated with the vacant apartment, according to deputies.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating the death of someone whose body was found Sunday. 

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies went to a vacant home on Walerga Road near Willowbrook Drive around 5:30 p.m. to help fire personnel. 

At the home, a body was found that was in the “advanced stages of decomposition.” 

The cause of death is unknown and deputies are still investigating. 

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