Sacto 9-1-1
September 21, 2012
Coroner IDs man fatally stabbed outside Citrus Heights home

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified the man stabbed to death outside his Citrus Heights home Tuesday night as 29-year-old Juan Rangel Villanueva.

rangel.jpgResidents of the home on the 5600 block of Mariposa Avenue tried to render aid to Villanueva, pictured at left, when he was discovered shortly before 11 p.m., as did Citrus Heights police officers who arrived on scene. However, Villanueva was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Villanueva was attacked in front of the house.

Police say they have no viable leads and are asking that anyone with information about this crime call the Police Department at (916) 727-5500.

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