Senator Anthony Cannella Issues Statement About Child's Body Found in Delta-Mendota Canal

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement after the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department announced that a child’s body matching the description of kidnapping victim four-year-old Juliani Cardenas was found in the Delta-Mendota Canal this morning:

“During this time of sorrow, I extend my most heartfelt sympathies to Tabitha Cardenas and the family members and friends who share in her grief over the loss of Juliani Cardenas – a life filled with so much potential, but cut far too short.

“I also thank the law enforcement agents and neighbors who participated in the search effort; their extraordinary level of dedication is matched only by Ms. Cardenas’ strength and courage during this difficult time.

“We continue to keep Juliani’s family in our thoughts and prayers.”