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On Monday May 8, 2017, at approximately 8:02 a.m., the Sonora Police Department and the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of the railroad tracks, just south of Symon’s Lane, for a report of a deceased male adult. Upon arrival, the Deputy Sheriff Coroner on scene pronounced the man dead.

Two teens walking to school had discovered the deceased man near the tracks and called law enforcement. The deceased male appears to be Caucasian and in his mid-thirties. His identity is currently unknown. There was no obvious indication of what had caused his death, and it is unknown how long he has been dead. This investigation is on-going.