By CBS13 Staff

COLFAX (CBS13) — Authorities have identified the man whose body was found with both feet tied together in a Placer County canal last week.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said the man’s body was found at around 2 p.m. on Aug. 6 by Pacific Gas and Electric Workers along Peaceful Valley Road.

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Deputies said, though his feet were tied together, the man’s hands were free. He was also partially clothed and there were no obvious signs of trauma.

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It appears the body was in the canal for about a week, investigators said, ruling out the person as possibly being a victim of the River Fire that burned nearby.

On Wednesday, the coroner’s office identified the man as 30-year-old Grass Valley resident James Pascual Rodriguez. While the coroner determined Rodriguez died of trauma, no further details about his death have been released.

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At this point, authorities are still investigating the incident as a suspicious death.