MODESTO - Renters moving into a Modesto home have found a body and police say the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Modesto Bee ( says the body was found on Sunday.

Police say the victim, believed to be a man subletting a room in the home, was assaulted. His name is being withheld until relatives are located.

Landlord Kamal Lal says the victim moved into the home in late July.

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