Person of interest sought in Modesto murder case

4:23 PM, Oct 10, 2012   |    comments
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MODESTO, CA - Police need help finding a person of interest in a late September murder at in a west Modesto home.

Nearly three weeks after new renters found Jorge Amador-Molina dead in a home on the 100 block of Maple Street, detectives have developed a person of interest in the case that might help solve the murder, police Lt. Rick Armendariz said.

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Detective found that on Sept. 21, two days before Amador-Molina was found dead, he visited Lauderland on 3281 I Street and the Max Value Store on 415 Paradise Road with another man.

Armendariz said the man, described as an Hispanic man in his 20s, may know about Amador-Molina's death. Police released surveillance photos of the person of interest.

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Anyone with information on the person of interest is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637.  Just type "TIP704" along with your message.


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