A 25-year-old woman whose body was found burned in an orchard Monday near Ceres was murdered, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.
The victim was identified as Lauren Grace London of Modesto. Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call Monday at around 2:30 p.m. by a witness who found the body in an orchard in the 4300 block of Blaker Road, just outside of Ceres. Information about the extent of the burns suffered by the victim was not released.
Anyone with any information surrounding London's death are asked to call Stanislaus County Sheriff Detective Frank Soria at 209-525-7080.