Homi­cide in­ves­ti­ga­tion opened in South Lake Ta­hoe death

Antelope Valley Press - - News -

SOUTH LAKE TA­HOE, Calif. (AP) — Po­lice at South Lake Ta­hoe have opened a homi­cide in­ves­ti­ga­tion in the De­cem­ber death of a man they didn’t orig­i­nally be­lieve was sus­pi­cious.

Of­fi­cers ini­tially con­cluded there was no crim­i­nal ac­tiv­ity when they found 61-year-old Jorge Le­mus Cam­pos dead in his home on Dec. 16.

But the depart­ment said Wed­nes­day an au­topsy con­ducted by the Sacra­mento County Med­i­cal Ex­am­iner found he had suf­fered blood loss re­sult­ing from blunt force trauma.

Po­lice say they don’t be­lieve there is any cur­rent threat to the com­mu­nity.

No other de­tails have been re­leased.

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