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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Was foul play involved in woman’s death at Citrus Heights apartment?

Q: A woman was found dead in her apartment a couple of months ago. She lived in the Montage Apartments on Fair Oaks Boulevard. Has it been determined if foul play was involved?

Cathy, Fair Oaks

A: Citrus Heights police said investigators determined that the woman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officers responded about 12:05 a.m. Feb. 8 to an apartment complex in the 12000 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard after receiving 911 calls reporting that a woman had been shot. According to stories in The Sacramento Bee, officers found a woman in her mid-40s and confirmed that she had died of a gunshot wound to her upper body.

They undertook an investigation to determine whether the shooting was a suicide or homicide and concluded that it was a suicide.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy