Arrest made in El Dorado County homicide investigation

Jeremy David Virgo. Courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff's Office

A 47-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the suspicious death investigation in Tahoma, Calif., that happened on Sunday, Feb. 12.

According to the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, Jeremy David Virgo was arrested for the suspicious death in Tahoma that has been ruled a homicide by sheriff’s detectives.

The identity of the victim will not be released until next of kin notifications have been made.

The death was reported in Tahoma when deputies were dispatched to a report of suspicious shots fired in the area of Timber Wolf Drive and Alder Street at about 12:40 p.m. Sunday.

When they arrived on scene, a deputy could hear gunshots coming from the area of a known felon’s address.

Shortly after, the deputy observed the suspected person leaving the home and a pursuit ensued, according to Sgt. Anthony Prencipe.

The suspect was taken into custody by Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies in Homewood at the ski resort.

Sgt. Prencipe says a welfare check on the original address revealed one person was dead inside the home.

This is an active investigation spanning between two counties with multiple crime scenes.

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