Missing Delano man, 88, found dead in car

Car was found in canal

DELANO, Calif. - A missing Delano man was found dead in his car last night.

On Wednesday, the Delano Police announced they were looking for an 88-year-old man who has believed to gone missing.

John Holguin Espinoza was last seen at his home around noon, but was en route to the 1000 block of Dover Place. 

At about 8:30 p.m., officers with the Delano police found Espinoza dead in his car. Police said the car was in the canal located at 9th Avenue and Hronis Street in Delano.

An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.


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