Update: Body’s Physical Description and Clothing Matches That of Kidnapped Boy Juliani Cardenas

The body uncovered in the Delta-Mendota Canal this morning is likely that of Juliani Cardenas, the 4-year-old kidnapped two weeks ago, allegedly by his mother’s ex-boyfriend Jose Rodgriguez. Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson told the Associated Press that officials that the body matched Cardenas’ clothing and physical description at the time of the abduction. and A homicide warrant has been issued for Rodriguez, but investigators believe that Rodriguez’ body will also turn up in the canal.

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