MODESTO (CBS13) – The body of a middle-aged man has been found in a Modesto canal Thursday afternoon.

Modesto Police tell CBS13 a passerby in the area of W. Briggsmore Avenue, east of McHenry Avenue, spotted the body in the canal around 2:44 p.m.

Authorities are now trying to get the body out of the water.

Traffic in the area is slowed as authorities continue their investigation.

More information to come. Stick with CBS13 for updates. 


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