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Tuesday, Jan 07 2014 08:24 PM

Body of missing McFarland man found in orchard

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    The body of Bartolo Rodriguez, 83, was found Tuesday afternoon in an almond orchard in McFarland.

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

The body of an 83-year-old McFarland man with Alzheimer's disease who had been missing since last week was found Tuesday afternoon in an almond orchard north of town.

Bartolo Rodriguez was last seen Friday in the 300 block of 7th Street.

His body was found just after 2 p.m. in an orchard on Davis Road, north of Elmo Highway near Highway 99.

An autopsy will be conducted later this week to determine the cause and manner of death.

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