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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sgt Rick Applegate ,
Release Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Body found in river identified


Release Date: March 5, 2013 

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, Ca. 95354

Author: Sergeant Rick Applegate


Body found in river identified


Modesto, CA- Detectives have ruled the suspicious death of a body found in the Tuolumne River last week as a homicide. 


The victim has been forensically identified as 21-year- old, Daniel Joseph Montgomery Allen of Modesto. Allen’s family had reported him missing in December 2012.    


Investigators are asking anyone with information about this murder to 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.