Sheriff deputies investigating homicide in Contra Costa County

CONTRA COSTA CO. (KRON) — A woman was killed in a suspected domestic violence incident Sunday afternoon in Blackhawk, an extremely wealthy planned community in Contra Costa County, sheriff’s officials said.

According to the Contra Costa sheriff’s department, deputies were dispatched to the 4300 block of Quail Run Lane at about 4:10 p.m., where a “suspicious circumstance” was taking place.

Upon arrival, sheriff deputies discovered a 69-year-old woman dead at the scene.

Investigators are still conducting interviews, but sheriff’s officials said it appears the victim and suspect knew each other. Whether deputies made any arrests was not disclosed.

No arrest have been made.

Sheriff deputies are asking for the public assistance, and are asking anyone with information on this case to call the sheriff’s department at (925) 646-2441.

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