Man found dead in South Sacramento park is identified

Sacramento County Coroner’s officials have identified the man found dead Saturday in a south Sacramento park as Lo S. Saechao, 31, of Sacramento.

Parkgoers called sheriff’s deputies about 2 p.m. to Woody Hampton Park at Florin Mall Drive and Orange Avenue, according to Sacramento County Sheriff’s officials. Deputies found the body lying face down near a baseball diamond at the park. Homicide detectives later found knife lacerations on the man’s body, but the coroner’s office has not officially determined what caused his death, sheriff’s officials said.

Detectives continue to investigate the Saturday death and are asking anyone with information to call the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Anonymous tips can also be left at www.sacsheriff.com by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering “SSD,” or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Call The Bee’s Darrell Smith, (916) 321-1040.