It started as a 911 call over a fight reported in an apartment on the Central Coast, but it turned into a murder investigation.
Santa Maria police are still trying to figure out what exactly what happened at a home on the 1000 block of West Street Saturday night.
When officers arrived at the home just before 10 p.m. to investigate reports of a fight, they found the body of a man inside.
Police say a preliminary investigation shows that the man, who still isn’t being identified, died as the result of a fight.
Officers arrested Ismael Jacinto-Cruz at the scene. The 24 your old Santa Maria man is being held on a murder charge.