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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Wednesday April 12th, 2017 :: 07:48 p.m. PDT


Detectives Investigate Body Found on the Side of Wellsford Road East of Modesto

Modesto, CA - On 02-12-17 at about 2:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 1700 Block of Wellsford Road in Modesto, CA for a body found on the side of the roadway. A Stanislaus County Public Works employee had been cutting grass on the shoulder of the roadway on Wellsford Road when the they saw what they believed to be a body and they called 911.

When deputies arrived they found what appeared to be an adult on the east side of Wellsford Road near some bushes. Detectives responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. It is not known how long the decedent had been on the side of the roadway. An autopsy will be completed to determine the cause of death and to identify the decedent.

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Modesto, CA 95358

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Anthony Bejaran

1700 Wellsford Rd
Modesto, CA 95357

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