A woman is suspected of beating a man to death with a pipe early Wednesday at a West Sacramento motel.
West Sacramento police Sgt. Roger Kinney said officers were called to the Great Value Inn, 1432 W. Capitol Ave., about 4:45 a.m. regarding a disturbance at the motel.
A woman was reported to be beating a man with a pipe. Officers quickly arrived and found a 55-year-old man dead on the ground near the front office.
A distraught 26-year-old woman was also at the scene. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was placed under arrest on suspicion of killing the man.
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The name of the man, who was staying at the motel, has not been released.