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Homicide under investigation in Turlock
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A fight Saturday night on the west side of Turlock resulted in a stabbing that claimed the life of a 31-year-old man.

The deceased was identified by the Turlock Police Department as Alfonso Serrato, 31, of Sacramento.

Around 8:20 p.m. Saturday the police department received a call of a physical fight in the 100 block of Farr Street.

Officers arrived on scene and located Serrato, who had received life-threatening stab wounds during the altercation. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Turlock Detectives are actively investigating this incident and ask that anyone with information call Detective Brandon Bertram at (209) 668-1200. People can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 extension 6780 or email at

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.