The Sacramento County Sheriffs' Dept is asking for the public's help this morning in locating 38-year-old Dinette Eugene Patterson in connection to the stabbing death that occurred in the 5600 block of Florin Road last night.

Patterson is described as a black male adult, 38-years-old, standing 5’11” tall and weighing approximately 195 pounds. Patterson was a long-time associate of the man who was killed. A motive for the killing has not yet been identified and Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives continue to investigate this incident.

If you have any information you are urged to contact the Sherrifs' Dept or dial 9-1-1.