SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Detectives from the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department are investigating a homicide in South Sacramento.

Police say they received a call from a man on the 7000 block of Peevey Courton Sunday afternoon.

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They say the man found a relative he went to check on dead inside the home.

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Crime Scene Investigators determined the deceased male was the victim of a violent assault.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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Detectives ask anyone with information on the case to call the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115.