Investigators believe that injuries a man sustained in a fight Thursday led to his death in Rancho Cordova.
The name of the victim, who is in his early 60s, has not been released.
In a press release, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said police in Rancho Cordova received a call at about 11 p.m. Thursday that the victim had been taken to the hospital. He was suffering from injuries stemming from an assault. Officers determined that the assault occurred in the 3300 block of Mather Field Road, and they believe it was a "mutual altercation."
The victim died at the hospital, the release stated. Investigators said the case will be forwarded to the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office for review.