Arrest Made In Homicide

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Tasha Thompson

On December 18, 2016, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office conducted a death investigation of a six week old infant.  During the course of the investigation it was determined the death was a homicide.  On December 29, 2016, at 3:20 pm, Michael Swope was arrested and booked into the El Dorado County Jail in connection with the death.  The infant’s mother has been cooperating with authorities throughout the investigation and is not considered a suspect.

Booking Photo: Michael Swope