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Grandson Arrested In El Sobrante Homicide


From the Office of the Contra Costa County Sheriff:

This morning, May 10, 2020, at about 9:28, Bay Station Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a medical-police call at the 700 block of Pebble Drive in El Sobrante. 

Deputies found a 90-year-old woman who suffered from trauma in a bedroom. She was later pronounced deceased at the scene. She is not being identified at this time. 

While at the residence, Deputies detained the victim’s grandson. He was later arrested for homicide. He is identified as 42-year-old Sean Johnson of El Sobrante. He was later booked into the Martinez Detention Facility. 

The Crime Lab and Office of the Sheriff homicide detectives responded to the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: tips@so.cccounty.us or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.


  1. That is so sad to hear on Mother’s Day!!!
    Crazy world we live in & even crazier when I hear things like this!!! So very very SAD

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