Body found in Modesto’s Tuolumne River

Modesto, CA – Detectives are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in the Tuolumne River late last night.       

A 911 caller reported seeing the body in the river between the 7th Street Bridge and Highway 99.  Officers arrived and recovered the unidentified decomposing body.  The body was transported to the coroner’s facility and an autopsy will be performed later this morning.    

If you have any information regarding this incident please call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.