Sacto 9-1-1
April 9, 2010
Ask Sacto911: Murder of family in Land Park remains unsolved

Q: What happened in the 1991 murder of a family in Land Park? - pd, Sacramento

A: The slayings remain unsolved of 33-year-old Mick Jacobs, his 31-year-old wife, Marcy, and their 9-year-old daughter, Jennifer, in their Land Park home on Jan. 15, 1990, court records and Bee reports indicate.

Each died of multiple gunshot wounds, The Bee reported.

Police speculated that the Jacobs may have known their attackers because there was no sign of forced entry. An empty safe found in the garage may have been what the assailants were looking for.

Q: Was the shooting death of Chateamer Hornes of Sacramento ever solved? - Concerned Sacramento

A: The slaying of Hornes, 27, is unsolved, court records and Bee reports indicate. He was fatally shot in front of a Meadowview area home on Sept. 3, 2003.

Hornes was shot several times just before 11 p.m., in the 7500 block of Eddylee Way, police said. He was taken to UC Davis Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation indicated the shooting occurred during a confrontation between Hornes and another individual, police said.

Q: Was anyone arrested in the killing of Valentin Carrillo around 1996? - Jessie, Sacramento

A: The slaying of Valentin Cardenas Carrillo, 17, is unsolved, court records and Bee reports indicate.

His body was found Feb. 22, 1996 in the Snodgrass Slough along the Sacramento River, The Bee reported.

Sacramento County coroner's officials used fingerprints to identify the body. The victim, who was 17 at the time of his disappearance Feb. 2, died of multiple gunshot wounds to the head, officials said.

Officials said the body may have been in the water one to three weeks.

The teenager was last seen leaving a friend's home in the Valley Hi area.

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