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04/30/19

Homicide - Seeking Public’s Assistance

At 2:02pm on Sunday April 14, 2019, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a deceased male inside a residence in the 7000 block of Peevey Court in South Sacramento.

Detectives responded and determined the male was the victim of a homicide.

Over the course of the investigation that followed, detectives identified a suspect in this case as 30-year-old Joshua Thomas Vaden of Sacramento. Vaden has an active warrant for murder and is also a Parolee-At-Large (see attached photo).

Detectives are also seeking the identity of a person of interest (see attached photo).

The victim’s vehicle is also outstanding and has been identified as a gray 2017 Ford Fiesta with Illinois plate AM73381 (see attached).

The original press release can be seen here: https://www.sacsheriff.com/Media/Release.aspx?id=1919

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the suspect or identity of the person of interest or victim vehicle is urged to contact the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477). Tipsters may be eligible for a reward by providing information leading to the arrest of this suspect through Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers.

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

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Outstanding Vehicle
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Unidentified Subject
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Unidentified Subject 1a