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Burning Body Found in Morgan Hill Identified by Sheriff’s Deputies as Julie Teresa Calocci

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The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office today identified a body found burning near a reservoir west of Morgan Hill on Aug. 28 as that of 35-year-old Julie Teresa Calocci of San Jose. The office is not releasing anything further about the suspected homicide, according to sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Kurtis Stenderup. At 8:11 a.m.

August 28, deputies received an emergency call from a witness who reported seeing flames coming from a body 20 to 30 feet off of Oak Glen Avenue near the Chesbro Reservoir, deputies said. A motorist in the area of Oak Glen reported noticing smoke and at first thought it might have been a grass fire but after pulling over saw the burning body on an embankment off of the roadway, deputies said.

The victim was so badly charred that authorities were unable to immediately establish the gender of the person, according to deputies. Investigators received conflicting reports about suspicious vehicles near the scene and the office is still seeking to locate witnesses, deputies said.

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