MERCED COUNTY, CA — Four members of a family who were kidnapped from a Merced County business have been found dead, the sheriff announced Wednesday night.

Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke says the bodies were found in a garden near Indiana and Hutchinson roads.

“Our worst fears have been confirmed,” the sheriff said. “We found four people from the kidnapping and they are actually dead.”

“There are no words right now to describe the anger I feel and the senselessness of this incident,” he added. “I’ve said it before, there’s a special place in hell for this guy.”

Authorities at a press conference Wednesday showed surveillance video of a man abducting Aruha Deri’s baby; the child’s mother, Jasleen Kaur, 27; father Jasdeep Singh, 36; and uncle Amandeep Singh, 39, from their business.

The suspect, Jesus Salgado, is in custody but remains sedated in hospital after trying to kill himself.

UPDATE: We will add more details to this report as they become available.

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