16 Year Old Arrested for Murder

Sacramento County Sheriff Homicide Detectives arrested a 16-year old male juvenile for the murder of 54-year old Billy Joe Stidman, inside of his Dolphin Way residence on Sunday evening (June 15, 2014). 

Detectives believe the juvenile suspect, an invited guest of a teenager in the home, became involved in a confrontation with Stidman when he displayed a gun and shot Stidman in the upper torso.  Billy Stidman was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Homicide Detectives are encouraging anyone with information regarding this incident, to contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115.  Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).