The man suspected of killing Sacramento County animal control officer Roy Marcum last week at a Galt residence has been booked into Sacramento County jail and charged with one count of murder and one count of assault with a deadly weapon.
Marcum, 45, was killed after approaching the Galt home where Joseph Corey, 65, had been evicted one day earlier. Corey was arrested after a 17-hour standoff with law enforcement officers, and hospitalized. A second person also suffered superficial wounds as a result of the shotgun blast fired through the front door as the two men approached.
Corey reportedly had been under financial stress over the past year.
- Ed Fletcher
PHOTO CAPTION: Joseph Corey