Man arrested following Bay Point homicide

Contra Costa County deputies arrested a 47-year-old man following an early Saturday morning homicide in Bay Point.

Deputies were called to a domestic disturbance just after midnight on Island View Drive, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. When they arrived, they found a man and a woman in the street. The woman was injured and transported to a local hospital, where she died.

The man fled the scene on foot. He was apprehended by deputies and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on suspicion of murder, domestic violence and resisting an executive officer.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office at (925) 313-2600 or (925) 646-2441. For any tips, email: tips@so.cccounty.us or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.

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Author: Marisa Kendall

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