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Authorities identify man found dead in canal near Keyes

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department deputies work the scene at a canal near Keyes where the body of a man was found in the water Wednesday morning, Oct. 10, 2018.
Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department deputies work the scene at a canal near Keyes where the body of a man was found in the water Wednesday morning, Oct. 10, 2018. jfarrow@modbee.com

A man found dead in a canal near Keyes on Wednesday morning was identified Thursday as 24-year-old Jacob Meunier.

Emergency responders received a call of a body in a canal near the intersection of Faith Home and Keyes roads at around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Meunier is listed as a transient, according to Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Killian.

He said Meunier’s cause of death remains under investigation but does not appear to be suspicious.

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