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An arrest in death of man at Camino residence

Dennis Renk
Dennis Renk Booking photo, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office

A man was arrested at an El Dorado County residence after another man died at the location following an alleged assault.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched about 1:05 a.m. Friday to a residence in the 2800 block of Elmer Street in Camino regarding an assault. When they arrived, they found a man unconscious in the driveway. Medics were called to provide aid, but the man died, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office news release. The man’s name has not been released pending notification of relatives.

Dennis Renk, 38, was found at the residence. He was detained and interviewed. Investigators learned that Renk and the victim had been involved in a fight before deputies arrived, sheriff’s officials said.

Renk was arrested at 9:45 a.m. and booked at El Dorado County jail in Placerville on suspicion of murder. He is being held without bail.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy