36 Year Old Arrested on Murder Charges

Sacramento Sheriff Homicide Detectives have made an arrest in the murder of a 33-year old male who was killed last night (February 20th) on Cornelia Way in North Highlands.

Kevin Cottle, 36, of North Highlands (pictured) has been arrested and booked at the Sacramento County Main Jail on charges of murder.  Sheriff’s Detectives believe Cottle and the victim were involved in a confrontation that turned fatal when Cottle stabbed the victim at least two times in the upper torso.

Cottle is currently being held without the possibility of bail.  The victim’s name has not yet been released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Detectives are still seeking information from anyone who may have further details regarding this incident.  The public is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).