A body matching the description of the man suspected of kidnapping a 4-year-old boy was found Saturday in a Central California canal, authorities said.
The body was discovered around 8:30 a.m. in the Delta-Mendota Canal, near Patterson, by a water authority employee, the Stanislaus County sheriff's department said.
The body of the kidnapping victim, Juliani Cardenas, was found in the same canal on Feb. 1 further downstream, Sheriff Adam Christianson said. Read More
Divers are targeting another area of a California canal in their hunt for a missing 4-year-old boy and his alleged kidnapper, after the man's car was lifted from the murky waters with no sign of the pair.
The damaged Toyota Corolla was recovered from the Delta-Mendota canal around sundown Friday, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said. Read More
Authorities pulled a kidnapping suspect's car from the bottom of a frigid Central California canal Friday, but the bodies of the suspect and the missing 4-year-old boy were not inside.
The badly damaged Toyota Corolla recovered from the Delta-Mendota canal along with two other vehicles just before 6 p.m. was empty, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said. Read More
Divers on Friday braved frigid water to recover the car of a kidnapping suspect from a tunnel some 50 feet below the surface of a Central California canal.
Earlier in the day, searchers discovered the Toyota Corolla belonging to Jose Rodriguez, who is suspected of kidnapping 4-year-old Juliani Cardenas on Jan. 18. It had not yet been determined if anyone was inside. Read More