WESTLEY (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating after the body of a man was found in the California Aqueduct near Westley early Tuesday afternoon.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the area of the aqueduct near the 6700 block of McCracken Road to investigate a report of a person in the water.READ MORE: Body Of Missing UC Davis Graduate Catherine Serou Found In Russia, Reports Say
At the scene, deputies found a deceased man in the canal.READ MORE: Events Around Sacramento Celebrate First Nationally Recognized Juneteenth
Exactly how he came to be in the canal, and how he died, is now under investigation.MORE NEWS: Saturday Night Fever: Enjoying A Night On The Town After California COVID Restrictions Lifted
No other details about the case have been released at this point.