The Sacramento County Corner’s Office has determined Barreda’s death was caused by a gunshot wound and they do not believe he was murdered at the location where the vehicle and his body were found.
After an exhausting investigation and following up on numerous tips from the community, Sheriff’s Homicide detectives arrested Curtis Chapman (20), Richard Hundley (20), and Tammy Turney (44) in connection with the murder of David Barreda. According to investigators, a clear motive has not yet been established for this homicide.
Chapman was arrested in the early morning hours of Wednesday, December 3, 2008 on the 5100 block of Mendocino Avenue without incident. Hundley and Turney were arrested a short time later, also in Sacramento County. All three suspects will be arraigned on Friday at 1:30 pm in the Superior Court of Sacramento County.
Anyone with additional information about this crime is urged to call Sheriff’s Homicide detectives at (916) 874-5115, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00.