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June 29, 2014

Police arrest man, 18, in south Sacramento homicide

Sacramento police arrested 18-year-old David Romero on Saturday on suspicion of murdering a 49-year-old woman Friday morning, according to a press release from the police department.

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Sacramento police arrested 18-year-old David Romero on Saturday on suspicion of murdering a 49-year-old woman Friday morning, according to a press release from the police department.

Thu Lan Tran was found suffering from a gunshot wound around 9 a.m. in a south Sacramento business in the 5600 block of 28th Street, where she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Romero was taken into custody at his apartment and booked in county jail.

This investigation continues, detectives said, and urge anyone with information pertaining to the crime to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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