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Arrest made in woman's death in Pocket area home

Sacramento police officers said the woman sustained grave injuries before her death.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — UPDATE: 10:40 a.m.

Sacramento Police Department said detectives identified the suspect in the killing as a 17-year-old man who was known to the victim.

The suspect was taken into custody Sunday morning on homicide charges and booked into Juvenile Hall. At this time, the motive is unclear, but detectives believe there are no remaining suspects. 

Original story:

A woman's death is being investigated after police officers found her dead with grave injuries in a home in the Pocket area.

Officers responded to the 7400 block of S. Land Park Drive, west of Greenhaven Drive, on Friday evening regarding a report of a person found dead in a home.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, when officers arrived at the home, after 9:30 p.m., they found a woman who sustained serious injuries and was declared dead by the Sacramento Fire Department.

Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators then began their investigation and conducted a canvass of the area for witnesses and evidence as part of the investigation. 

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the victim's identity after it notifies her next of kin. 

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