Woman Found Dead in Modesto Identified

Body Found in Modesto Carport

Home where the woman’s body was found.


Detectives have identified the woman found dead in a Modesto carport Sunday morning.

Rachel Anne Ortega’s body was the one found at the doorstep of a house along Briggs Avenue. The 27-year-old’s cause of death has not been determined.

Neighbors say that homeowners did not hear anything before the body was reported by a passerby.

There is some speculation that drugs were involved in what appears to be an attack on the woman, as the alley next to where the woman was found is littered with hypodermic needles.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.


Lonnie Wong contributed to this report.

Filed in: Local News, News

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