Man Missing for a Month Found Dead in Mokelumne River

Luis Angel Navarro Soto was found dead after he had been missing for around a month.

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY — A man who had been missing for around a month was found dead in the Mokelumne River.

Luis Angel Navarro Soto’s body was found Saturday around 7 p.m. near Highway 12, just east of Lodi, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.

The 30-year-old was last seen Aug. 17 in Lodi.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation after Navarro Soto disappeared along with his car.

Investigators have not said how he died and the location of his car has not been reported.

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