Missing Person from Lathrop Found Deceased in Tracy, Foul Play Not Suspected

by | Jan 22, 2024 | Department News, News Releases

On Sunday, January 21, 2024, at approximately 9:14 a.m., Tracy Police Department Officers responded to a report of a possible dead body in a vehicle in the 2400 block of Naglee Road. Upon arrival, Officers located an unresponsive male inside the vehicle.

South San Joaquin County Fire Authority personnel were called to the scene. In order to gain entry into the vehicle and assess the male, SSJCFA personnel broke one of the vehicle’s windows. The San Joaquin County Medical Examiner responded and took custody of the body. Based on the evidence at the scene, there were no signs of foul play, indicating that the decedent passed from natural causes. It should be noted that the decedent was also reported missing out of Lathrop PD.

While we are aware of growing concerns from community members regarding the recent deceased bodies found near Tracy, we would like to assure the community that each of the cases are unrelated and are being thoroughly investigated by the appropriate law enforcement agency. To view the video released by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office regarding the two bodies that were found earlier this month, visit https://www.facebook.com/reel/345846824909237. For the most up-to-date information regarding the January 12th homicide on Sugar Road, visit https://tracypd.com/2024/01/16/tracy-police-department-investigates-homicide-on-sugar-road.


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  • Kaylin Heefner

    Kaylin Heefner is a public information officer at the Tracy Police Department. She can be reached at Kaylin.Heefner@TracyPD.com or (209) 666-5815.


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