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Renters find dead body in Modesto home on move-in day

9:15 AM, Sep 24, 2012   |    comments
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  • Photo courtesy Modesto Police Department
  • Photo courtesy Modesto Police Department
  • Photo courtesy Modesto Police Department
  • Photo courtesy Modesto Police Department
    

MODESTO, CA - The Modesto Police Department is asking the public for information after a man was found dead inside a West Modesto home on Sunday morning.

Officers were called to a home in the 100 block of Maple Street after receiving a report of a deceased male.

When officers arrived, the person who made the initial call informed them they were in the process of moving into the house when they discovered the body.

The renters explained to investigators that they had planned to rent part of the home and sublease a room to a man who had already been living in the home.

Details from the initial investigation suggests the the victim was the man to whom the renters were going to sublease the room.

The victim's identity was not released.

Investigators siad it appeared the victim suffered from a physical assault but were still actively processing the crime scene.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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