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Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday May 8th, 2019 :: 02:29 p.m. PDT


MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Sergent Greg Stark Release Date: May 8, 2019 Release Time: 1420 hours

Body located in Murphys Creek- Murphy’s
On May 7, 2019 at about 1110hrs, the Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting that a deceased subject had been found in a creek near the 800 block of Main St, Murphys. Responding Deputies learned that citizens had discovered the decedent submerged in the water.

Sheriff’s Detectives processed the scene resulting in the temporary closure of Murphys Grade Road. The decedent is a white male adult believed to be approximately 40 years old. His identity is being withheld pending full notification to family. No further information is being released at this time and the case is being actively investigated.

Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Jeff Tuttle Dr
San Andreas, CA 95249

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-754-6500

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