Colusa County Sheriff's Office find body of missing 18-year-old

The Colusa County Sheriff's Office released they found Canchola's body in a canal, southeast of Williams.

Posted: Oct 29, 2019 11:27 AM
Updated: Nov 20, 2019 9:45 PM

UPDATE 8:35 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 - The Colusa County Sheriff's Office released they found Canchola's body in a canal, southeast of Williams.

Officials say at around 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 20 they received a call about a body being found in the area of Myers and Lonestar Roads.

Detectives and a dive team responded and say they found the 18-year-old's body floating in the canal.

The Sheriff's office says they have been investigating since Canchola went missing and their thoughts are with his family and friends.

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COLUSA COUNTY, Calif. - The Colusa County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 18-year-old from Colusa.

On Oct. 27, at 12:30 a.m., 18-year-old Jose Canchola was last seen leaving a residence on foot in the area of the 6000 block of Myers Road, in Williams.

Jose is described as a Hispanic male adult, 6 feet tall, 135 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. Jose was last seen wearing blue jeans and a camouflage hooded sweater. 

On Oct. 28, the Colusa County Sheriff's Office led a large search & rescue operation in the area of Lonestar Road and Myers Road in Williams. Assisting the search were local fire departments, pilots and the Colusa County Search & Rescue Team.

A search by vehicle, foot and air was conducted with negative results at this time. Further search operations are currently underway.

If anyone has any information related to the whereabouts of Jose Canchola, contact the Colusa County Sheriff's Office at 530-458-0200.

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