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Pushed in: Homeless man’s canal escape recounted by mother

The deaths in Auburn’s Wise Canal started in January 2009. Last month, 50-year-old homeless man Richard Hill became the sixth man to turn up dead in the canal in less than two y ...

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 ...

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 ...