Two Arrested after Body Found in Escalon Canal

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Booking photos for Donald Roradaugh (left) and Joseph Denner (Courtesy: San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office)


Investigators say the body of a man found in an Escalon irrigation canal was a homicide.

The man was later identified as 47-year-old Edward William Magana, of Riverbank.

Thursday night, San Joaquin and Stanislaus County detectives arrested 28-year-old Joseph Denner and 32-year-old Donald Roradaugh for Magana’s killing.

Both men were booked into jail for murder.

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