Police Seek Florin Road Murder Suspect

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Dinette Eugene Patterson (pictured) in connection to the stabbing death that occurred in the 5600 block of Florin Road last night (March 7, 2014). 

Patterson is described as a black male adult, 38 years old, stands 5’11” tall and weighs approximately 195 pounds.  Patterson was a long-time associate of the man who was killed.  A motive for the killing has not yet been identified and Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives continue to investigate this incident. 

If members of the public see Patterson, they are urged to call 9-1-1 or the 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).