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Modesto Police Department
Wednesday April 4th, 2018 :: 08:09 p.m. PDT


Police Investigate Homicide


Modesto Police Department
Media Relations Unit
Office of the Chief of Police
600 10th Street, Modesto, CA 95354
Author: Steve Hinkley

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Northeast Modesto Home

Modesto, CA – Just after 12:00 p.m. yesterday, officers were called to the 1500 block of Coffee Villa Drive to investigate a suspicious death. When officers arrived they found a 47-year-old woman, deceased inside the home.

Detectives have identified the female victim as Shannon Simpson. Detectives have identified the suspect as 51-year-old Kelvin Simpson. The victim and the suspect were married and the death is being investigated as a Domestic Violence Homicide. Kelvin Simpson is currently wanted for homicide and Detectives believe he has fled the area. The cause of death, remains under investigation and out of respect for the family will not be released at this time.

Please note that this release is intended to be a brief summary of events based on preliminary information. As we continue our investigation, we welcome any information that would help us apprehend Kelvin Simpson and better understand what took place. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters may also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637. Just type “TIP704” along with your message.

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Modesto Police Department
600 10th St
Modesto, CA 95354

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Eric Schuller
Police Sergeant

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