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Stockton Police: Man found dead in Calaveras River identified

Stockton Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the Saturday morning discovery.

STOCKTON, Calif. — Officials with the Stockton Police Department are investigating after a man was found dead in a local river Saturday morning.

The man was found dead in the Calaveras River near Alvarado and Beeler Streets around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, officials told ABC10. 

Police are classifying the death as suspicious. The man was identified as 38-year-old Sean Pov, of Stockton.

Officers are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery. They say the cause of death remains unknown pending an autopsy.

Anyone with information can call investigators at 209-937-8377.

The Calaveras River, which breaks off from the San Joaquin River just west of the city of Stockton, cuts through half of the city before continuing into unincorporated San Joaquin County.

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