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Probe links alcohol, drugs to Auburn canal death cluster

Autopsy results on five bodies found in Auburn’s Wise Canal showed evidence of very high levels of drugs or alcohol in all the victims. A report issued by the Placer Count ...

Near-death experience in frigid canal has Ainsleigh pressing for solutions

A brush with death in the icy, powerful current of an Auburn-area canal has Meadow Vista’s Gordy Ainsleigh searching for safety solutions. Ainsleigh said Monday that he was biki ...

Build safety holds into deadly canal

Well, I found out yesterday why so many people are dying in the big PG&E power canal that flows through Auburn! I was riding my bicycle along the berm of that canal several miles ...

The Death Zone: Five bodies found in Auburn canal leave unanswered questions

Five bodies recovered from the Wise Canal over 16 months – including three since March 26 – are unusual, an Auburn Police spokesman said Tuesday. But there continue to be no i ...

Police ID canal body

Police identified a man whose body was found in an Auburn canal within a month of finding another man’s corpse in the same location. On Tuesday, Auburn Police released the name ...

Body found in Auburn canal

A utility worker discovered a man’s body in an Auburn canal Thursday. On Friday, Auburn Police Sgt. Dale Hutchins said that officers were investigating the death of a Hispanic m ...

Grass Valley man found dead in Auburn canal

Police are looking for information regarding a man’s body found in an Auburn canal Sunday. Auburn Police and the Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner identified the man as Larry Ja ...

Auburn drowning victim a "hermit" who left death a mystery

By the look of things – after his body was recovered from the Wise Canal in North Auburn last week – the man with the scraggly, graying beard and the unkempt, long hair could h ...

Body found in canal identified

A man whose body was recovered from a canal off of Edgewood Road shortly after noon Wednesday was identified Thursday. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said David Lee Miller, 51, of Aubur ...

Update: Divers recover body from North Auburn canal

A man’s body was recovered from a canal off North Auburn's Edgewood Road shortly after noon Wednesday. A sheriff's spokesman said there does not appear to be any foul play involv ...