Select Page

Elk Grove Resident In Jail For Attempted Murder

Elk Grove Resident In Jail For Attempted Murder

Around 5 PM Saturday February 1, a domestic violence incident occurred. Elk Grove Resident Jesse Sotelo, 44, is now behind bars. His victim and him were in a verbal disagreement. Their argument escalated, and then it turned physical. Sotelo strangled the victim 3 different times during the altercation. Furthermore, he allegedly threatened to kill the victim on various occasions. The victim tried to escape multiple times but was unable to. Additionally, the victim had several injuries on the body. Sotelo is currently being held at Sacramento County Jail.

His victim was granted an emergency order of protection against him.

Sotelo is facing 5 felony charges, including attempted murder. His arraignment is Tuesday, February 4.

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced physical violence of some kind from their partner. Meanwhile, every 15 minutes, a Domestic Violence hotline receives a call. If you believe you are in this situation and need help, you can call this local organization for assistance: Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE) at (916) 920-2952 or toll-free at (866) 920-2952.

Domestic Violence is described as coercive behavior that become a pattern. This typically involves physical abuse or the threat of it. It is critical to remember that abusers may be controlling, isolate the victim, has a poor temper, and is manipulative or critical. To learn more about Domestic Violence, please click here.

Subscribe to Elk Grove Tribune via Email

Just enter your email address below and you’ll get an email every time we publish a new post!

About The Author

Shing Long

Shing Long is the currently a Relationship Coach with Relationship Hero, providing coaching services for those who struggle in maintaining or rekindling connections with loved ones. She enjoys seeing what each community has to offer and likes sharing her discoveries with others so they have the opportunity to fall equally in love with their surrounding. In her spare time, Shing enjoys photography, telling cheesy jokes, and spontaneous road trips.

Elk Grove Tribune

The Elk Grove Tribune is an Elk Grove News media site which portrays local and community news, community events, and supports local businesses. Our content comes from local writers from throughout the community. We are your community Elk Grove News media site. Of, by, and for Elk Grove!

Advertise With Us

To inquire about our advertising opportunities and get a copy of our Elk Grove Tribune & Elk Grove Proud Media Kit, contact our Editor at

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.