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Man found guilty of fatally stabbing transient in Rancho Cordova

01/28/2014 5:04 PM

01/28/2014 5:04 PM

A Sacramento County jury today convicted at 29-year-old man in a fatal stabbing outside a Rancho Cordova pet clinic in 2012.

Tywan Johnson was found guilty of second-degree murder and torture in the death of 55-year-old Jeffery Rozenski, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office news release.

Rozenski’s body was found by a passer-by outside a pet clinic in the 2800 block of La Loma Drive the night of Nov. 26, 2012. Authorities described Rozenski as a transient who frequented the Rancho Corodva area and reported that his body was found on the ground with a bicycle.

Johnson was accused of repeatedly stabbing Rozenski, killing him.

Johnson is to be sentenced Feb. 25 in Sacramento Superior Court.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof

Cathy Locke

Andy Furillo
Superior Court

Denny Walsh
Federal Court

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