Homicide Investigation Update – Arrest – 2200 Block of 11th Avenue
Originally published as a Sacramento Police Department Facebook post –
“On September 3, 2021 the Sacramento Fire Department and arson investigators responded to the 2200 block of 11th Ave regarding a fire at a residence. During their response, they discovered an adult female deceased inside the residence. Due to the nature of the call, Sacramento Police Department homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded to assist in the investigation.
The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation and detectives are still in the process of collecting evidence, interviewing possible witnesses, and canvassing the area to determine what occurred. There is no suspect information to release at this time, however we urge anyone who may have information, home surveillance footage, or who may have witnessed any suspicious subjects in the area, to contact the Sacramento Police Department.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after next of kin have been notified.
UPDATE: Thanks to excellent work from detectives, officers, arson investigators, and the community, 51-year-old Troy Davis was identified as a person of interest related to this incident. On September 4, diligent patrol officers located Davis who was arrested for a parole violation and felony warrants unrelated to this investigation.
Today, detectives have additionally booked Davis for murder, arson, burglary, and sex assault charges against the 61-year-old victim. At this time, detectives believe that the victim and suspect were not known to each other.
This investigation remains active and we continue to urge anyone who may have any information regarding this incident to contact the police department.”
Homicide Investigation Update – Arrest – 2200 Block of 11th Avenue was last modified: September 7th, 2021 by