Woman’s Body Found In Hughson Canal – CBS Sacramento

HUGHSON (CBS13) – Authorities are in Hughson investigating the discovery of a woman’s body in a canal.

According to a Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, on Monday just after 8 am, 911 dispatchers received a call reporting that a body was found face-down in a water-filled canal near the intersection of E Hatch Rd. south of Tully Rd Hughson.

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Patrol deputies arrived on the scene and worked with fire and paramedics to recover the body, which turned out to be a Hispanic woman in her late 50’s, or early 60’s, with short, light brown hair.

Investigators are still working to determine the woman’s identity and cause of death.

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Anyone with information about the incident, or who knows about anyone missing in the Hughson area, is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office.

Hughson is a town located about 9 miles east of downtown Modesto in Stanislaus County.

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