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Modesto Detectives Investigating Homicide; Suspect Taken Into Custody

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MODESTO —

Detectives are investigating a homicide in south Modesto after a woman was found dead in a home in the 1500 block of Moselle Court, authorities said.

Andrea Castro, 19, was found at the scene unconscious Friday around 1:30 p.m. Life saving measures were unsuccessful.

During the investigation officers learned the victim’s boyfriend, 23-year-old Jose Cuevas-Nery, left the residence before they arrived.

A few hours late he turned himself in and was taken into custody in Bakersfield.

Cuevas-Nery is being held at the Stanislaus County Jail for murder. No motive has been determined at this time.

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