Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Ivan Valencia, (209) 595-0718
Release Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Wanted Homicide Suspect Arrested in Turlock

This morning Turlock Police received a tip stating Francisco Hernandez Gonzales was staying at a shelter in Turlock, CA. Francisco was wanted in connection with the murder of Trinidad Cordero on January 12, 2013. Turlock police officers responded to a shelter located in 200 block of South Broadway in Turlock. Francisco was located in the shelter and taken into custody without incident. Francisco was registered under a fictitious name.

Modesto Police Detectives responded and took custody of Francisco. He was interviewed and later booked into the Stanislaus County Jail.


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