Chenin Carlson

Chenin Carlson: Body found in canal identified as young mom who disappeared the day prior

*This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.*

California authorities identified an adult female’s body found in a canal as a Manteca mom reported missing last week.

CBS Sacramento reports that Chenin Carlson failed to show up at her new job on Saturday, prompting her family to contact authorities. On Sunday, fishermen at the Tracy aqueduct in San Joaquin County discovered a female body floating in the area. On Wednesday, the body was positively identified.

According to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department, Carlson’s death is being treated as a homicide.

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Authorities are now searching for Carlson’s vehicle, a 2008 Grey Honda Pilot with California license plate #7FIE245.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified Chenin Carlson, age 36, from Manteca, as the female found deceased in the…

Posted by San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, December 23, 2020


Anyone with information on the case or the Honda Pilot should call the sheriff’s office at 209-468-4400 and reference case #20-27205.

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[Feature Photo: Chenin Carlson/Handout]