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Published on September 15, 2023
Tragic Fate Unfolds as Missing Fairfield Woman Feared Dead and Ex-Boyfriend Hunted Down in SacramentoSource: Fairfield Police Department

The case of 36-year-old Erica Brown's disappearance that began on August 20, has taken a melancholy turn, as the distraught community learns of the possibility that Brown may no longer be alive. Her former partner, Mark Randle, has been safely apprehended by the Sacramento Police Department's Career Criminal Apprehension Team and the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office S.W.A.T Unit yesterday following an ardent manhunt, according to the Fairfield Police Department.

As reported by Hoodline, initial investigations of Erica's disappearance were suspicious in nature, prompting Fairfield authorities to issue an arrest warrant for Mark Randle, her ex-boyfriend who lived with her during her disappearance. The police had treated the case as a potential homicide from its inception, but Brown's loved ones had held onto hope that she would be found safe.

Detectives continue to piece together the tragic reality of Erica's fate. Her last known location was her Fairfield home on August 20, and she was reported missing five days later on August 25. Amidst painstaking efforts to locate Brown, the evidence gathered and reviewed has led authorities to conclude that she may no longer be alive.

With support from the Sacramento Police Department’s Career Criminal Apprehension Team and Sacramento County Sheriff’s office S.W.A.T Unit, the 45-year-old Mark Randle, who also goes by “Tweezy,” “Tweez,” and Mark Twain, was arrested in the Sacramento area. The police have expressed their commitment to bringing Randle to justice for his alleged involvement in the distressing case.