Crime

August 7, 2014

Deputies identify Riverbank man killed in homicide

Authorities on Thursday identified a man killed during an altercation outside a home in Riverbank earlier this week. Jose Ambrosio Quintana, 59, died Tuesday night.

— Authorities on Thursday identified a man killed during an altercation outside a home in Riverbank earlier this week. Jose Ambrosio Quintana, 59, died Tuesday night.

Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 3700 block of Texas Avenue about 10:20 p.m., Sgt. Jon McQueary said. Upon arriving, they found a man dead in the front yard. The victim was partially clothed, Sheriff Adam Christianson said in a news release.

He described the victim’s death as having taken place during an altercation. On Thursday, detectives still were looking for Isaac James Vaughn, 33 of Riverbank, whom they identified as a suspect in the case. Vaughn is believed to frequent the Riverbank area.

Authorities did not release the cause of death, citing the ongoing investigation. Investigators ask anyone with information about the case or the whereabouts of Isaac James Vaughn to call Detective Josh Sandoval at ( 209) 525-7073 or CrimeStoppers at ( 209) 521-4636.

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