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Murder Investigation In Mariposa County; 2 Arrested
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Murder Investigation In Mariposa County; 2 Arrested

The mystery surrounding the discovery of a body on a Mariposa County road in May has been solved.

Mariposa County Sheriff's detectives have arrested two men for murder, and more arrests could be forthcoming.

According to Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies, detectives arrested 42-year-old Jose Jimenez of Madera County and 29-year-old Patrick Lozano of Merced on July 19.

Both men are suspected in the murder of 44-year-old Gerald Fontes of Madera County. The body found May 25 on Triangle Road has been positively identified as that of Fontes, who was reported missing in Madera County on March 4.

-- Read More at The Mariposa Gazette.

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