Sacramento police investigate after four people were found dead on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in a south Land Park home.
Salvador Vasquez-Oliva was arrested early Friday in connection with the murders..
Kelly Fong Rivas, deputy chief of staff for Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, said police told officials that two of the victims were children but did not provide other details.
Sherrill, who is retired, said he believes the home is occupied by the family, which has rented the home for about five to six years.
Come Friday morning, Vasquez-Oliva would be booked into the Sacramento County Jail.
"This does not appear to be a random act".
Sources also said that Vasquez-Oliva is the woman's estranged husband and the children's father.
The names of the dead also have not been released by the coroner's office.
Neighbor Rita Munoz told the Sacramento Bee that a couple with children ages 11 and 14 live in the house.
San Francisco police confirmed they took a suspect into custody about four miles from the Golden Gate Bridge but would not give other details.
A relative told via NBC that the wife was going through a 'very hard divorce'.
It was unclear when the victims were killed, Heinlein said.
The single-story beige home with sculpted shrubbery has a basketball hoop in a driveway that police blocked off with yellow crime scene tape. All our hearts here at City hall go out to the victims, their families, schools and community. 'And as a city we stand ready to embrace the families and the communities in any way we can to help. It's not clear when the four victims were killed.
Traffic around the 1100 block of the avenue is expected to be impacted for the remainder of the day as police work on the suspected homicide investigation.
Police made the gruesome discovery in the Southland Park neighborhood, south of downtown, after a family member requested a welfare check at 7 a.m. Patrol officers got no response and made entry into the house, according to police spokeswoman Linda Matthew.