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Nearly a Year Later, EPD Announces They are Investigating 18-Year-Old Jennika Suazo’s Death as a Homicide


18-year-old Jennika Lee Suazo was found dead in Eureka on Dec. 9, 2016

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Eureka Police Department press release: 

 

Nearly a year ago, on December 9, 2016, 18 year old Jennika Lee Suazo was found deceased in her residence on the 300 block of P Street in Eureka. Detectives with the Eureka Police Department began an extensive investigation involving 22 people residing in the residence.

In June of 2017, the results of the autopsy were received and the cause of death was determined to be asphyxia. The case is being investigated as a suspected homicide. Eureka Police Department is still awaiting DNA laboratory results and continues to actively investigate this case. Detectives have kept the Suazo family informed during this process.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Amber Cosetti at (707) 441-4300.

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ABOVE: A memorial that popped up in front of the house where Suazo was found dead; BELOW: Video from a candlelight vigil held by friends and family

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