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Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Release Identity of Victim Found in Rosemont Community Park

The body of 13-year-old Jessica Funk-Haslam was found this morning at Rosemont Community Park.

Sacramento Sheriff’s Department said the victim whose body was found this morning at was 13-year-old Jessica Funk-Haslam.

She was last seen by her family members at her home around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Funk-Haslam’s body was found at the park this morning on the ground inside one of the dugouts and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff’s spokesman Jason Ramos said there was obvious trauma to Funk-Haslam’s body, however, investigators have not yet determined the cause of death. Ramos said they have labeled the investigation as a homicide.

No suspect information has been released. Sheriff deputies and detectives are still canvassing the neighborhood for information about any activity at the park yesterday evening and this morning.  

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 916-874-5115, Crime Alert at 916-443-HELP or send a text message tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Richard Pimentel March 07, 2012 at 01:34 AM
I am so sorry for the family of this young lady. They will be in our prayers.
Karen Carr March 07, 2012 at 02:46 AM
I work with adolescents and my heart dropped when I received the news. We can only hope information is turned fast during the investigation. My family and I send our deepest sympathies and will keep Jessica's family in our prayers.
marie March 07, 2012 at 05:25 AM
I pray and hope god uncovers this evil person or persons and justice for this little angel - eye for eye! Prayers for our little angel and her family! Marie
Micaela Savage March 07, 2012 at 04:17 PM
My heart is so sad today. Look @ this beautiful little girl. I am angry also. What is wrong with the human race? I have raised my children here since birth & hae always loved this community. I am not sure why the Devil has decided to come here, but he needs to be caught & the punishment should be whatever they did to her, did to them.
Anita Schaffner March 07, 2012 at 04:55 PM
This is so sad. Was this young girl reported missing? Her family says the last time they saw her was 5:30 p.m. Monday night, when she didn't come home didn't they wonder where she was? The Bee says she lived off of La Riviera, quite a hike for her to come back over to Rosemont Park if she went all the way home after school. Did she walk or did someone drive her over? Lots of unanswered questions.
Victor Calderon March 07, 2012 at 05:52 PM
My thoughts are with Jessica's family at this difficult time. -Victor from Carmichael
Julie A. Thompson March 08, 2012 at 01:48 AM
My heart goes out to your family. I am so sorry for the loss of your Jessica. As a family who has been affected by losing a member of our family to homicide it is a very difficult time; but living your lives well and keeping her memory alive is very important! May you find peace in your happy memories and kindness through support of your family, friends and community. Please reach out if you need help and accept help from those who offer it! Peace be with you and your family during this time!
Paula March 08, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Our Hearts and Prayers go out to Your Family.

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