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Sutter Creek - Possible Murder Investigation

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Sutter Creek - Possible Murder Investigation

(Sutter Creek, California ) -- The Sutter Creek police chief has confirmed the department is investigating a case of possible murder that took place sometime last weekend.

A dead body appears to have been found inside the Days Inn in Sutter Creek. The manager for the hotel confirmed that some type of incident had taken place, but added that he did not know exactly what.

Sutter Creek Police Chief Brian Klier has issued a public statement;

"Over the weekend, Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, an apparent homicide occurred in Sutter Creek. Confirmation on the victim's identification has not been made as of yet. A person of extreme interest is being sought for questioning."

The Police Chief said that the department was working with investigators from the Amador County District Attorney's Office. He also stated that more information about the apparent homicide might be released after an autopsy of the victim is conducted.


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