SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating a homicide after a man was found fatally injured in a vacant lot off Watt Avenue on Friday morning.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says, a little before 7:30 a.m., deputies responded to the 5700 block of Watt Avenue to investigate a report about a person found unresponsive.

Deputies and medics soon got to the scene and found that a man had suffered injuries to his upper body. Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene, the sheriff’s office says.

No details about the nature of the man’s injuries – and no suspect information – have been released at this point.

Homicide detectives have taken over the case and are interviewing witnesses.

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Anyone with information relevant to the case is urged to contact the sheriff’s office at (916) 874-5115.


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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