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Foul play suspected after man found dead in Nevada County

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office suspects foul play is involved in the death of a 61-year-old man who was found late Wednesday in the 22000 block of Highway 20, just outside of Nevada City.

Deputies confirmed the death of Kenneth Pestana after responding to a 911 call placed at 10:30 p.m., a Sheriff’s Office news release said.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives, along with Nevada County District Attorney personnel, are investigating the incident.

No more details were released.