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Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
Monday September 18th, 2017 :: 01:11 p.m. PDT


Cause of death released by Coroner's Office in case of SR father who killed kids, himself.

The Sonoma County Coroner’s Office has completed its investigation into the deaths of Alvaro Botelho Da Camara and his two children, Juliana Sofia Camara and Julian Camara. This incident occurred on June 19, 2017 in the 700 block of Slater St in Santa Rosa. It was suspected that the father killed his two children then himself. For further information about the crime, contact the Santa Rosa Police Department.

The following information is being released from the Sonoma County Coroner’s Office:

Alvaro Botelho Da Camara, 40 year old male from Santa Rosa. Cause of death: Hanging. Manner of death: Suicide

Juliana Sofia Camara, 6 year old female from Santa Rosa. Cause of death: Homicidal asphyxia. Manner of death: Homicide

Julian Luis Camara, 19 month old male from Santa Rosa. Cause of death: Probable homicidal asphyxia. Manner of death: Homicide

Our sincerest condolences go out to the mother of these children and their family.

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
2796 Ventura Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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Non-emergencies: 707-565-2650

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