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Arrest Made In Killing Of Stockton Woman Found In Pleasanton Garbage Can

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Officials investigate the discovery of a body inside a trash can along Dublin Canyon Road in Pleasanton on May 24, 2012. (CBS)

Officials investigate the discovery of a body inside a trash can along Dublin Canyon Road in Pleasanton on May 24, 2012. (CBS)

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STOCKTON (CBS SF) — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a Stockton woman whose body was found in a garbage can in Pleasanton in May.

The body was discovered at about 11:30 a.m. on May 24 in the 11000 block of Dublin Canyon Road, Pleasanton police said.

The Stockton Police Department received a missing-person report for 25-year-old Ana Flores-Pineda on June 12. It was later determined that Flores-Pineda was the woman found dead in Pleasanton.

On Wednesday, Pleasanton and Stockton police arrested Javier Prado Sandoval, a 30-year-old Stockton man, on suspicion of murder.

Sandoval was booked into San Joaquin County Jail and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Stockton police at (209) 937-8323.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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