From KTVU:

The Stanislaus County Sheriff said that no bodies were found in the vehicle used to kidnap Patterson four-year-old Juliani Cardenas that was pulled from the murky waters of the Delta-Mendota Canal early Friday evening.

A dive team that entered the murky waters of the Delta-Mendota Canal late Friday afternoon to try and recover the suspect vehicle used during the kidnapping of Patterson four-year-old Juliani Cardenas last week was able to secure a line to the car which was successful pulled from the water.

The car along with two other vehicles was pulled out of the canal at about 5:40 p.m. So far there was no word as to what authorities found inside the recovered silver Toyota Corolla used in the abduction. Full article


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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