Modesto Police say the discovery of a shallow grave in a rural area has led to a murder arrest.
A statement from the city’s police department says detectives investigating a man’s disappearance along Broyles Road.
Investigators found a shallow grave, police say, which contained who they believe to be the missing man. Officials have yet to positively identify the body.
Police arrested 28-year-old Mario Beltran on suspicion of murder. He was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail.