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Sheriff's Office: Asphyxiation Ruled Cause of Death in Corning Homicide Investigation

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office has confirmed asphyxiation as the cause of death in a Corning homicide investigation that began in October.

Posted: Dec 11, 2018 9:49 AM
Updated: Dec 11, 2018 11:34 AM

CORNING, Calif. - The Tehama County Sheriff's Office has confirmed asphyxiation as the cause of death in a Corning homicide investigation that began in October.

A hearing was held Tuesday for Erik Deno, 32, of Corning, 

Prosecutors say that Deno killed his mother Angelika Deno and hid her in the trashcan outside their home on Marty Court back in October. He did not enter a plea during his arraignment. 

The District Attorney's Office has approved antipsychotic drugs for Deno in order for him to stand trial. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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