PATTERSON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a double homicide near the Central Valley community of Patterson after two men were found bound and shot to death along the side of a rural road.
The Modesto Bee reports that firefighters from the Patterson Fire Department found the bodies after responding to a call a little before 7 a.m. Saturday.
Stanislaus County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Anthony Bejaran says investigators have not identified the men.
No additional details have been released.
Patterson is a small town located on Interstate 5, about 30 miles southeast of Tracy.