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Homicide Investigation-Cause of Death-Identity of Victims

Monday, November 27, 2006 11:30 AM

For Immediate Release:

An autopsy of the victims killed on Wednesday, November 22, 2006, at the Sutter By-Pass, north of highway 20 has been completed.

Xao NMN YANG, Hmong male juvenile, 17 years old, a resident of Yuba County was recovered on Wednesday at the ditch bank at the by-pass. The autopsy determined that Xao YANG had been mortally wounded by firearms fire.

Keng NMN YANG, Hmong male juvenile, 17 years old, a resident of Yuba County was recovered the next day by family members searching the by-pass area. The autopsy determined that Keng YANG was also killed as a result of firearms fire.

Sutter County Sheriff’s Detectives have continued to investigate this case since Wednesday however no further information can be released at this time.

The Sheriff’s Department is still looking for a white Ford F150 pickup described as “a vehicle of interest” that was seen near the area at the time of the shooting.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

J. Paul Parker
Undersheriff
530-822-7307

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