Body Found in Tuolumne County Shallow Grave

TUOLUMNE COUNTY, CA - The Modesto Police Department arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a body found buried in a shallow grave in Tuolumne County.

Modesto police Sgt. Brian Findlen said they Albert Moss of Modesto was taken into custody on murder charges.

Findlen said around noon Wednesday, Moss led investigators and cadaver dogs to a location east of Sierra Village to the shallow grave which was under a few inches of snow.

There they found what is believed to be the body of Hubert McKinley, 65, who has been missing since December 1.

Findlen said that early in the investigation, they questioned Moss, the victim's roommate, and he became the focus of the investigation.

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