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San Jose Police Press Release 12/31/11
San Jose police homicide investigators have arrested Sagal Sadiq, 40, of San Jose on suspicion of murdering the victim in this case. Sadiq, originally also believed to be a victim, is suspected of using a machete-type edged weapon to carry out the homicide. The weapon used was recovered at the scene by investigators.
The relationship between Sadiq and the victim, and the motive for the homicide, remains under investigation.
Sadiq was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail, in San Jose, on suspicion of homicide. No further details are being released.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Merlin Newton or Detective Jaime Jimenez of the San Jose Police Department’s homicide unit at (408) 277-5283.
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