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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Friday October 8th, 2021 :: 07:56 p.m. PDT


Sheriff’s Office Detectives Investigate Patterson Homicide

Patterson, CA - 


Detectives and deputies with Patterson Police Services and the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a homicide which took place near Shearwater Drive and James Burke Avenue this afternoon.  


On Friday, October 8, 2021, at about 2 p.m., deputies began a preliminary death investigation.  No arrests have been made at the writing of this press release, no suspect or vehicle information is available, and other details surrounding the altercation are still being investigated.      


We will not be releasing the identity of the victim at this time; however, we ask the public to contact Detective Summerton with any helpful information.  He can be reached by calling 209-525-7032.    


More details will be released later as the case continues to develop.  Callers can also choose to remain anonymous by submitting their tips to Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636.  Tipsters can also submit tips at or by using the mobile app “P3” which may result in your eligibility for a cash reward.  

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
250 Hackett Road
Modesto, CA 95358

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-567-4401

Sgt. Luke Schwartz
Patrol Ops - SOC
[email protected]

1098 Shearwater Dr
Patterson, CA 95363

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