On October 27, 2018, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 4000 block of Ashgrove Way after being requested by the Sacramento Metro Fire Department. Metro Fire personnel located a deceased male in the bushes on the side of a residence and believed the circumstances surrounding his death to be suspicious.
Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the location, secured the scene, and began their preliminary investigation. Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives also responded.
The victim was later identified as 35-year-old Chrishawn Pierce of Sacramento. During the course of the investigation, homicide detectives determined Pierce was the victim of a violent assault, which ultimately led to his death.
On November 20, 2018, homicide detectives arrested a suspect in this case. The suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Issac Tillman of Sacramento. Tillman is currently in custody at the Sacramento County Main Jail and has been booked for murder and a violation of his parole. He is being held without bail due to his charges.
Sergeant Shaun Hampton