On 02/03/15 at approximately 8:10 PM the Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 3200 block of Sand Ridge Road in unincorporated Placerville. A male adult was located deceased in the residence, positively identified as 55 year-old Pete Thomas. Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene to investigate the circumstances of the death. The investigation is on-going however it has been ruled as a homicide. Early reports of the use of a firearm were unfounded.