FAIR OAKS (CBS13) – Almost a decade later, detectives have made an arrest in a homicide cold case in Fair Oaks.
Back on Feb. 8, 2010, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says two armed suspects got into a home near Winding Way and New York Avenue. Two brothers were inside.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Officer Alexa Palubicki Accused Of Filing False Police Reports
The suspects demanded money from the brothers, but they wouldn’t comply. That’s when both suspects opened fire – killing one brother and injuring the other.
Both of the suspects got away and the case went cold.READ MORE: Woman Walking On I-80 Fatally Struck By 3 Cars, North Sacramento CHP Says
However, on Tuesday, detectives arrested 45-year-old John Francis Meskell in connection to the case.
Exactly what led detectives to identifying Meskell as a suspect is unclear.MORE NEWS: DA's Office To Review Past Cases Related To Sacramento Police Officer Alexa Palubicki After Arrest For Alleged False Reports
Detectives have not commented on any possible identity of the second suspect, but anyone with other information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (916) 874-5115.