12:55 a.m. UPDATE: The suspect, Robert Hodges, has been arrested.

The California Highway Patrol stopped him in a vehicle on Interstate 80 at West El Camino Avenue at around midnight on Thursday.

CBS13 cameras were on scene as the 2010 Honda Insight he was driving was towed away.

Hodges is the husband of the woman living at the apartment, but his relationship to the three deceased children is unknown at this time.


WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Three children are dead after a reported domestic violence incident in a West Sacramento apartment.

The incident happened at The Timbers apartments in West Sacramento near Jefferson Boulevard.

Three children were found dead in the apartment when investigators arrived. Police are investigating the matter as a domestic violence incident.

The suspect in this case is Robert Hodges, age 33, of West Sacramento. Police are working on releasing a photo and vehicle description as the night goes on.


  1. Probably rage/anger fueled by drugs and alcohol.
    A brain fried by meth/pot honey oil or simply a heavy diet of cheap vodka or 40 oz. and packs of cigs.

    If they find drugs in his system, the guy’s drug dealer should be put on trial for murder, too.

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