Fairfield police say murder victim and suspect knew each other

Person of interest. Photo courtesy of Fairfield Police Department. Feb. 21, 2018.

Fairfield police said a 28-year-old Benicia man who was found dead this morning was killed by someone he knew.

The victim was found dead around 6 a.m. in a parking lot in the 1200 block of Empire Street in south Fairfield.

The preliminary investigation determined the suspect and victim knew each other and the homicide is not a random act, police said. 

Police released a photo of a person who may have information about the death.

The victim's name is not being released until his next of kin are notified.

Police are asking anyone with information about the homicide to call the investigations bureau at (707) 428-7600, the 24-hour tip line at (707) 428-7345, text TIP FAIRFIELD PD with a message to 888777 or call Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-7867.