Bail bond agency employee identified as man killed near Sacramento County jail

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Police were called about an assault on I Street early Monday morning. The motive is unknown.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Police Department has identified the man killed in an assault on I Street near the county jail early Monday morning.

Police say the victim was 56-year-old Kevin Brace, a longtime employee of Greg Padilla Bail Bonds.

Police were called for an assault on the 500 block of I Street around 4:15 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, they found Brace with significant injuries, but he later died at the scene.

Detectives detained the suspect, 38-year-old Jacob Mandell, at the scene. He was then booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on suspicion of homicide.

The motive for the deadly assault is under investigation. Anyone with information can call the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357).

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.