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Corning Police Investigating Homicide

Corning Police and the Tehama County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide in Corning.

Posted: Oct. 9, 2018 7:25 AM
Updated: Oct. 10, 2018 12:20 PM

CORNING, Calif. - Corning Police and the Tehama County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide on Marty Court in Corning.

The Tehama County Coroner's Office says 32-year-old Erik Deno, of Corning, has been arrested and booked into the Tehama County Jail.

He's suspected of killing a woman on Marty Court. Corning Police say they were dispatched to a home in the area for a welfare check on a woman and were unable to find her.

Officers entered the home and found Deno in a bedroom. Police say Deno became combative and was arrested. Shortly after, officers found the victim dead in the home. 

The name of the woman killed will not be released until next of kin is notified.

Action News Now is working to learn more from Corning Police about the investigation at this time. 

Stay with KHSL Channel 12 and actionnewsnow.com for the latest updates as they become available. 

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