Release Date: April 24, 2014
Modesto Police Department
Office of the Chief of Police
600 10th Street, Modesto, CA. 95354
Author: Heather Graves
MODESTO, CA – Modesto Police were called to investigate a deceased male found in the canal on W. Briggsmore Avenue at Joaquin Street.
This afternoon at about 2:44 PM, a pedestrian walking along the canal bank discovered a body in the water and immediately called police. Emergency crews arrived on scene and confirmed the male found was deceased.
Detectives were able to identify the victim as 60-year-old Randall Cummans of Modesto. The circumstances behind the cause of death are still under investigation; however, it does not appear foul play was involved.
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