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Search underway for Modesto homicide suspect
Clarence Moore

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 26-year old Clarence Moore, who has been identified by detectives as a suspect in the homicide of 49-year old Louis Ramos of Modesto. 

Moore is described as a black male, 6 foot tall, approximately 210 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. 

On July 1, at approximately 9:30 a.m. sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the 1700 Block of Donald Street in Modesto for a person who had been shot. When deputies arrived they found Ramos with multiple gunshot wounds. Ramos was transported to a local area hospital where he later died. 

Anyone with information on this investigation can contact Detective Dave Hickman at 525-7042 

If you have any tips, you can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.