Man In Custody After Kidnapping Of California Family Of 4


A person of interest in the kidnapping of a California family of four has been taken into custody after attempting suicide, authorities said.

Jesus Manuel Salgado, 48, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after Merced County investigators linked him to Monday’s kidnapping of 8-month-old Arrohi Dheri; mother Jasleen Kaur, 27; father Jasdeep Singh, 36; and the child’s uncle, Amandeep Singh, 39.

The family, abducted from a Merced business, remained missing. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office scheduled a news conference for Wednesday.

Salgado was in critical condition with self-inflicted injuries, authorities said.

Parents Jasleen Kaur, 27, and Jasdeep Singh, 36, and their 8-month-old Arrohi Dheri are believed to have been taken against their will along with the child’s uncle, Amandeep Singh, 39.

Merced County Sheriff’s Office

His capture deepens the mystery surrounding the kidnapping. Authorities didn’t say how they think Salgado is linked to the victims. Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke said there’s been no contact from a kidnapper and no ransom demand.

“So far we have no idea behind why the kidnapping, we have no motivation behind it,” Warnke said in a video statement.

Authorities initially said Salgado was seen using a victim’s ATM card at a bank in Atwater, eight miles northwest of Merced, on Tuesday morning. Later, they said a surveillance photo of the person using the ATM is not Salgado, but they are working with the bank to obtain the correct photo.

The family was discovered missing late Monday morning after a black 2020 Dodge Ram truck registered to Amandeep Singh was found burning near Atwater, the sheriff’s office said.

Investigators, unable to contact the family members, determined they’d been kidnapped from a business in Merced. It’s unclear how authorities reached that conclusion.

fbq('init', '1621685564716533'); fbq('track', "PageView");

var _fbPartnerID = null; if (_fbPartnerID !== null) { fbq('init', _fbPartnerID + ''); fbq('track', "PageView"); }

(function () { 'use strict'; document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', function () { document.body.addEventListener('click', function(event) { fbq('track', "Click"); }); }); })();



Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Vigour Times is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment
Enable Notifications OK No thanks