Sacto 9-1-1
February 10, 2012
Suspect detained after man found dead in Citrus Heights home

Citrus Heights police announced that they have detained a suspect in a homicide after a man was found dead in a residence this morning.

Just after 11 a.m., officers responded to a home in the area of Auburn Boulevard and Halifax Street after a neighbor found a man dead inside the home. Officers found signs that a violent struggle had occurred.

Detectives began a homicide investigation and, through witness statements, quickly identified a suspect, according to a Police Department news release.

Police said the suspect has been detained and is being questioned by detectives.

The identity of the dead man has not been released pending notification of relatives. Police said the cause of death will be determined by a coroner's investigation.

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