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Sacramento homicide suspect sought in Redding

Published On: Mar 12 2014 08:23:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 12 2014 08:38:24 AM CDT
REDDING, Calif. -

Investigators say a homicide suspect from Sacramento, may have fled to the Redding area.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Dinette Eugene Patterson  in connection with a deadly stabbing.  It happened in the 5600 block of Florin Road in Sacramento on Friday, March 7.  They believe Patterson boarded a bus to Redding.

Patterson is described as a black male adult, 38 years old, 5’11,” 195 pounds.  Patterson was a long-time associate of the man who was killed.  A motive for the killing has not yet been determined.

If you see Patterson, call 9-1-1 or the Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).