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Officials confirm body belongs to Aubrey Andrews

Aubrey Andrews

Aubrey Andrews

ELK GROVE, CA – The Sacramento Coroner’s office has confirmed that the body discovered inside Aubrey Andrew’s vehicle is indeed that of the missing pregnant woman. The cause of death has not been released.

Elk Grove Police discovered the body on Monday inside the vehicle she was reported missing in.

Andrews was reported missing on Saturday.

Elk Grove Police located and recovered the vehicle of Andrews in a parking lot near the 8400 block of Elk Grove Boulevard. Sacramento Police confirmed the vehicle, a 2005 white Toyota Prius with California license plate 5MXZ938, belonged to Andrews. Inside of the vehicle they found the body of a deceased adult female. It has not been confirmed if the body belongs to Andrews.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, 20-year-old pregnant Aubrey Andrews vanished from her home located in the 5900 block of Jacinto Avenue at approximately 10 p.m. last Saturday.

Police have said there did not appear to be any obvious sign of foul play.

Body found in search of missing Aubrey Andrews

Aubrey Andrews

Aubrey Andrews

ELK GROVE, CA – Last night Elk Grove Police discovered a body inside the vehicle of Aubrey Andrews, who went missing on Saturday.

Elk Grove Police located and recovered the vehicle of Andrews in a parking lot near the 8400 block of Elk Grove Boulevard. Sacramento Police confirmed the vehicle, a 2005 white Toyota Prius with California license plate 5MXZ938, belonged to Andrews. Inside of the vehicle they found the body of a deceased adult female. It has not been confirmed if the body belongs to Andrews.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, 20-year-old pregnant Aubrey Andrews vanished from her home located in the 5900 block of Jacinto Avenue at approximately 10 p.m. last Saturday.

Police have said there did not appear to be any obvious sign of foul play.

Body found in Sacramento home identified

Police-lightsSACRAMENTO, CA – The man who friends found dead inside his home on 68th Avenue has been identified.

According to the Sacramento County Coroner’s website, the body belonged to 57-year-old Robert Santos.

Santos’ friends discovered his body Friday evening, after growing concerned about his welfare.

According to police, officers responded to the 1400 block of 68th Avenue at approximately 5:40 p.m. yesterday after receiving a report of a deceased subject inside the home.

Earlier two friends grew concerned when they did not hear back from Santos, prompting them to check on the man. Santos’ body was discovered inside his home and emergency crews rushed to the scene.

The Fire Department was first to arrive on scene and advised they could smell Natural Gas coming from inside the house. The Sacramento Fire Department Hazmat Team arrived and rendered the home safe to enter.

Santos was declared dead at the scene by fire personnel.

Once inside, officers observed signs of foul play and Homicide Detectives were summoned to the scene. CSI also responded to assist with processing the scene.

This appears to be an isolated incident and a specific motive has not yet been determined.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Body found in Sacramento home

Police-lightsSACRAMENTO, CA – The friends of a man discovered his body in a Sacramento home Friday evening, after growing concerned about his welfare.

According to police, officers responded to the 1400 block of 68th Avenue at approximately 5:40 p.m. yesterday after receiving a report of a deceased subject inside the home.

Earlier two friends grew concerned when they did not hear back from the victim, prompting them to check on the man. The victim was discovered inside his home and emergency crews rushed to the scene.

The Fire Department was first to arrive on scene and advised they could smell Natural Gas coming from inside the house. The Sacramento Fire Department Hazmat Team arrived and rendered the home safe to enter.

The adult male victim was declared deceased on scene by fire personnel.

Once inside, officers observed signs of foul play and Homicide Detectives were summoned to the scene. CSI also responded to assist with processing the scene.

This appears to be an isolated incident and a specific motive has not yet been determined.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

3 arrested in death of 77-year-old

Michael Morena Credit: Sacramento PD

Michael Morena
Credit: Sacramento PD

Sandy George Credit: Sacramento PD

Sandy George
Credit: Sacramento PD

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Police Department has arrested three family members in connection to the death of a 77-year-old man.

According to police, 35-year-old Sandy George, 37-year-old Michael Moreno and 19-year-old Kevin Moreno were arrested for the death of 77-year-old Leo Curry Jr., which took place on Monday, November 17.

Officers responded to the 4000 block of Shining Star Drive after family members had not heard from Curry for several days. Arriving officers discovered Curry’s body inside the home with obvious signs of trauma.

Investigators were able to determine that Curry had befriended the family of three, inviting them into his home. The family began taking advantage of the victim to include theft of property and finances over a period of several weeks.

Soon after the investigation began, detectives discovered the victim’s vehicle in an online ad that was sold after his death; which ultimately led to all three suspects being booked for homicide.

The investigation continues to be active and ongoing.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Kevin Moreno Credit: Sacramento PD

Kevin Moreno
Credit: Sacramento PD

Body found during welfare check identified

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Area of home
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SACRAMENTO, CA – The man found dead at his home in Sacramento on Monday has been identified.

According to the Sacramento Coroner’s website, 77-year-old Leo Curry belonged to the body discovered inside a home on the 4000 block of Shining Star Drive Monday afternoon just after 1 p.m.

Read: 3 arrested for death of 77-year-old

Police were called out to the home to perform a welfare check on Monday afternoon. When officers arrived they discovered Curry’s body inside the home, in what police are calling a suspicious death.

Due to the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, homicide detectives were called in to investigate. Still no word on the cause of death.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

1 dead in Sacramento shooting

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Area of shooting
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SACRAMENTO, CA – A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Sacramento apartment complex on Monday night.

According to police, officers were called to the 7300 block of 29th Street regarding a shooting just after 9 p.m. Monday.

Arriving officers discovered an 18-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the Florin Meadows Apartment complex. Despite emergency personnel performing life-saving measures, the victim died at the scene.

Homicide investigators were called to the scene and believe the shooting may have stemmed from drug activity.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information about this incident to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

 

 

 

Welfare check turns into homicide investigation

Police-lightsSACRAMENTO, CA – Police are investigating the suspicious death of a person after conducting a welfare check.

According to police, Sacramento Police Officers responded to the 4000 block of Shining Star Drive at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monday for a welfare check.

Arriving officers discovered a body inside the residence. Due to the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, homicide detectives were called in to investigate.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Teens arrested after home invasion

Ricky Lor Credit: Sacramento PD

Ricky Lor
Credit: Sacramento PD

SACRAMENTO, CA – Two teenagers, ages 15 and 19, were arrested early this morning after attempting to rob a home with over 20 people inside.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, just after 4 a.m. Saturday, two armed men entered a home in the 6800 block of 27th Street. The complainant and approximately 20 of her friends were in the home at the time of the invasion.

When officers arrived the two men were still inside and, upon learning of the officer’s arrival, immediately fled out the back door.

One of the suspects was quickly taken into custody as the pair tried to flee officers by hopping over neighboring fences. A perimeter was quickly established and a search was conducted with the assistance of an outside agency’s K9 officer.

The second suspect was found hiding nearby thanks to the K9 unit. Two loaded handguns were located, in the area and are believed to have been used and then discarded by the fleeing suspects.

Both suspects were positively identified as the robbery suspects and booked on multiple charges to include home invasion, false imprisonment, conspiracy, resisting arrest and possession of firearm charges. No injuries were reported.

The 19-year-old suspect was identified as Ricky Lor. Police are not releasing the name of the 15-year-old suspect.

Man arrested in Natomas shooting

Donald Chapman Credit: Sacramento Police

Donald Chapman
Credit: Sacramento Police

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Police Department has arrested a suspect in the shooting death of 44-year-old Dale Botta.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, 31-year-old Donald Chapman was arrested in Vallejo on Wednesday and booked into Sacramento County Jail for the murder of Botta.

Home of shooting Google Maps

Home of shooting
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The Sacramento Police Department was called to the 100 block of Saginaw Circle, near Truxel Road, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, after receiving calls for a disturbance and gunshots fired at the location.

When officers arrived they discovered Botta inside the residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was declared dead at the scene.

Sacramento Homicide detectives responded to the scene and were able to determine that Chapman and Botta had an argument that escalated to the shooting of Botta.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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