Lamar Brown Death – Both the suspect and the victim in the deadly stabbing that occurred on Thursday in Sacramento County have been named. The suspect is accused of killing the victim with a knife. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office has determined that Lamar Brown, age 28, was the victim, and Christopher Funnie, age 55, is the person they believe to be responsible for his death.
Funnie is accused of murder and is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Early on Thursday morning, deputies from Sacramento were called to a residence on the 8000 block of Iron Gorge Drive in response to a stabbing that had taken place there. The person who called 911 stated that they saw a vehicle drive away from the site.
Brown was found by deputies inside the house without a pulse when they arrived, and he was subsequently pronounced dead at the site of the crime. During the same time period, law enforcement officers located the vehicle that matched the description given by the 911 caller and detained the two people who were inside. Christopher Funnie, who was one of the two guys, was later detained on suspicion of having committed murder.
Related topic: Victim of apartment stabbing from Wednesday has been identified as Sac State student
According to Sacramento State Public Information Officer Anita Fitzhugh, the victim of the stabbing on Wednesday night was a student. According to Sac Police, the suspect has been located and taken into custody. Around 5 o’clock in the afternoon, 52-year-old Jarvis Russell and his roommate, a student at Sac State, got into a fight at the Academy65 Apartments. The victim was stabbed by Russell and has “serious but not life-threatening injuries,” according to the police. According to police, Russell ran away from the scene and was found around 7:45 p.m. close to the intersection of 16th and W Street.
According to police, Russell was taken into custody by Sac PD on suspicion of criminal assault against his roommate. He was taken into custody after being lodged at the Sacramento County Main Jail. According to Sacramento police, they are looking into a stabbing that happened close to 65th Street and Folsom Boulevard. According to the Sacramento Police Department, officers were called to Academy 65, a privately owned housing complex next to Sac State, at around 5 o’clock after receiving allegations of a stabbing.
Officers found the victim at the site, who had “non-life threatening but serious” injuries, according to an email issued to building tenants by Mari Enriquez, the general manager of the property. In the email, Enriquez stated that after the altercation, police had emptied the building and confirmed that the suspect was not there. He also stated that the suspect’s key fob had been deactivated to “avoid re-entry.” According to Enriquez, there are more security personnel roaming the building. Authorities said that the victim was taken to a nearby hospital. The probe is still ongoing.
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