Newman mourns slain police corporal Ronil Singh

Residents of Newman on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, remembered Police Department Corporal Ronil Singh and struggled with the violence that erupted in their small city when Singh was shot dead in the early morning ours on Dec. 26.
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Residents of Newman on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, remembered Police Department Corporal Ronil Singh and struggled with the violence that erupted in their small city when Singh was shot dead in the early morning ours on Dec. 26.

Deke has been an editor and reporter with The Modesto Bee since 1995. He currently does breaking-news, education and human-interest reporting. A Beyer High grad, he studied geology and journalism at UC Davis and CSU Sacramento.