Body, Large Marijuana Grow Found Inside Lathrop Home
Officers found a large marijuana grow operation when they were investigating reports of a dead body in a Lathrop neighborhood.
Wednesday afternoon, Lathrop Police were called to a home along Cold Springs Street and found a man dead inside.
They also found more than 1,000 marijuana plants in various stages of growth. San Joaquin County Sheriff’s deputies who are investigating the scene say the plants have a value of more than $500,000.
The victim has not been identified at this time. His death is being called suspicious and an autopsy will be done.