A young woman was found stabbed to death on the 800 block of Fourth Street saturday, according to Fairfield police.
A resident called police to report the body around 8:45 a.m. after finding the woman behind a home, said Officer Cleo Mayoral.
The woman, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of her next of kin, has been described only as being 18 to 20 years old. She died at the scene, Mayoral said.
The investigation remains in its early stages, and police have not released any information about the exact time of death or a suspect description or motive.
Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call Fairfield Police at (707) 428-7600, the 24-hour tip line at (707) 428-7345 or Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-7867. Tips may be left anonymously.