Murder Investigation and Arrest

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

November 30, 2019 at 1520 hours, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called regarding a suspicious death at a home in Pollock Pines, Ca. The caller, a neighbor, said that Raenee Goodman had stabbed and killed her boyfriend in self defense. When deputies arrived, they found a deceased man and Goodman was taken into custody.

EDSO Detectives and CSI investigated the scene. At the conclusion of the investigation, Renee Goodman was arrested for 187 PC- Murder. There are no other outstanding suspects in this investigation.

The victim has been positively identified as Karl W Coates, a 71 year old man out of Pollock Pines. Next of kin notifications have been completed.