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Morgan Hill Police, California
Thursday December 23rd, 2021 :: 12:57 p.m. PST



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                      
Date: December 23, 2021
Case:  21002859
Contact:  Sergeant Scott Purvis (669) 253-4912
[email protected]
On December 22, 2021, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Morgan Hill Police Officers responded to the Executive Inn, located at 16505 Condit Road, to investigate the report of a physical confrontation between two subjects.  Upon arrival, a female victim was located in a room on the lower level of the motel.  The female was not conscious and did not have a pulse. Lifesaving efforts were initiated and the victim was transported to Regional Medical Center in San Jose where she was pronounced deceased.
Investigating officers gathered evidence that William Sutherland, 42 years old, from Morgan Hill was responsible for the death of the female victim.  Sutherland was located at the scene and arrested without incident.  Sutherland was later booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on a violation of P.C. 187 – Murder.     
This investigation is ongoing, and anyone that may have information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Corporal Mindy Zen at (669) 253-4917 or email at [email protected].
Additionally, the information can be given anonymously by or 1-800-222-TIPS.


Morgan Hill Police, California
16200 Vineyard Blvd
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-779-2101

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