Danville Woman ID’d As Homicide Victim
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA – A homicide investigation has been opened by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office after a body was found Friday in a home in the unincorporated community of Byron, sheriff’s officials said Saturday.
Emily Courchesne, 37, of Danville was found dead Friday morning in a home in the 24000 block of Marsh Creek Road.
Deputies were sent to the home at 10:05 a.m. Friday on a “medical call” and determined later the death was a homicide. An autopsy is scheduled Monday, the department said.
Earlier this week, deputies arrested two suspects in the death of a San Francisco woman whose body was found in August on a road in Byron.
The body of Aleli Avila, 49, was found Aug. 22 at about 3:50 p.m. near the 500 block of Camino Diablo Road, deputies said.