Location: 22500 block of Munson Road, Tulare

Incident Date: 06/15/16

Incident Time: 0830 hours

Case Number: 16-07623

Victim: Brandy Dolores Parra

City: Tulare

Posted by: Media Relations


Victim: Brandy Dolores Parra, 34 years of age, resident of Tulare (Autopsy Pending)

    Suspect: John Brown, 31 years of age, resident of Tulare 

On 6-15-16 at approximately 0830 hours, Deputies with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22500 Block of Munson Road in Tulare in regards to an unresponsive 34-year-old female. Upon arrival, deputies located the unresponsive female who was determined to deceased. The death was quickly determined to be suspicious and the scene was secured. 

Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation. During the course of the investigation detectives ruled the death to be a homicide.

Detectives subsequently arrested John Brown who was living with the victim at the time of the murder.

An autopsy is pending to determine the official cause of death and remains an ongoing investigation.   
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Franco and/or Sergeant Torres with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.