New: Prosecutors File Murder Charges in Berkeley's First Homicide of 2014

By Bay City News
Wednesday April 02, 2014 - 11:01:00 PM

Prosecutors filed murder charges today against two people suspected in Berkeley's first and so far only homicide of 2014. 

Police found the victim, 54-year-old Sylvan Fuselier, dead in his Addison Street apartment on Feb. 28.  

Details about the manner in which Fuselier died have not been released by authorities.  

Investigators later determined that a man and woman were likely responsible for Fuselier's death. The suspects been identified by police as Michael Diggs, 28, and Kneitawnye Sessoms, 40. 

Both Diggs and Sessoms were arrested on Monday, and today, the Alameda County District Attorney's Office filed formal charges against them.  

Sessoms is being held in Berkeley jail, and Diggs is in Santa Rita jail. Both are being held without bail. 

Both Diggs and Sessoms will be arraigned tomorrow at the Wiley Manual Courthouse in Oakland. They are scheduled to appear at 2 p.m. in Department 112.