On August 21 at around 5:44 PM a customer entered Cottonwood
Massage and discovered the body of an adult female. The victim, 51-year-oldJunying Lu, was an employee of the business .She sustained several stab wounds
and was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Detectives and CSI respondedto the scene and remained there into the early morning hours. Video
surveillance for the area was checked and a person of interest who had recent contactat the business was located on video.
On August 23, officers contacted a subject near the area of
the homicide who matched the person of interest seen on video surveillance. Thesubject, who was identified as 27-year-old Woodland resident Rohail Sarwar, was
interviewed at the Woodland Police Department by detectives and subsequentlyarrested for homicide. Sarwar was later booked into the county jail. To maintain
the integrity of this active investigation, no further details will be releasedat this time. If anyone has information on Sarwar’s relationship to this case
please call the Investigations Tipline at (530) 661-7851.