FILE PHOTO — Ashwood Village Apartments well wishers on Sept. 27, 2010 stand near the growing pile of stuffed animals, candles, flowers, hand made messages for Miles Hankins. The 13-year-old was found in his home with multiple stab wounds.
FILE PHOTO — Ashwood Village Apartments well wishers on Sept. 27, 2010 stand near the growing pile of stuffed animals, candles, flowers, hand made messages for Miles Hankins. The 13-year-old was found in his home with multiple stab wounds. Debbie Noda The Modesto Bee
FILE PHOTO — Ashwood Village Apartments well wishers on Sept. 27, 2010 stand near the growing pile of stuffed animals, candles, flowers, hand made messages for Miles Hankins. The 13-year-old was found in his home with multiple stab wounds. Debbie Noda The Modesto Bee

Rosalio Ahumada writes news stories about criminal court cases in Stanislaus County for The Modesto Bee, issues related to immigration and immigrant communities and breaking news related to crime and public safety. From time to time, he covers the Modesto City Council meetings. He has worked as a news reporter in the Northern San Joaquin Valley since 2004.