Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 187 pc Murder
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187 pc Murder
3500 block of Primrose Drive Willits, Ca
When: Date: 10/22/13 Time: 1645 hours
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  Name Age Street Address City, State
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  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Sean Patrick Kelley 23 Eugene, Oregon
Written by: Sergeant James Schnitzius
Synopsis: On 10/22/13 at approximately 1645 hours, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office received a telephone call from investigators with the Springfield Police Department located in Oregon.

The investigators advised they were seeking assistance with the capture of an alleged homicide suspect, Sean Kelley, who was currently at a residence in the 3500 block of Primrose Drive in Willits, California.

Investigators advised a victim of a homicide had recently been discovered in their jurisdiction and the investigators were obtaining an arrest warrant for Kelley.

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Primrose Drive residence where they contacted Kelley and subsequently placed him under arrest without incident.

Kelley was transported to the Mendocino County Jail, where he is currently being held on a no bail arrest warrant obtained by the Springfield Police Department investigators.

Kelley will remain at the Mendocino County Jail pending extradition to Oregon.

All inquires into the circumstances of the homicide are to be made to the Springfield Police Department.

Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten