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Posted on: January 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Police need your help solving murder investigation


South Lake Tahoe, CA- Police say a suspicious death off of Lodi Ave. was murder and they're looking for anyone with information to come forward. 

On December 16th, 2019 at approximately 11:52 am, South Lake Tahoe Police got a call about a dead of a possible dead man in the 1000 block of Lodi Ave. When officers arrived, they found the 61-year-old Jorge Lemus Campos dead inside his home. 

The investigation into Campos’ death began immediately.  On December 17th, Sacramento County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and ruled his death a homicide caused by blood loss resulting from blunt force trauma.  Details are not being released at this time as this is an active investigation.  SLTPD does not believe there is any threat to the community at this time. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department Detective Division at 530-542-6100 or they can remain anonymous by calling Lake Tahoe Secret Witness at 530-541-6800.

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