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Cadaver dogs find scent at Garrido home

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Images from inside the home of Phillip and Nancy Garrido. &#40;Courtesy Contra Costa County Building Inspection Division&#41;</span></div>
September 18, 2009 7:12:54 AM PDT
Authorities investigating two missing girl cases say that cadaver dogs have picked up a scent that may indicate there are buried remains in the backyard of a Northern California couple already charged in a kidnapping. Alameda County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson said Thursday two dogs alerted at a site in the backyard of Phillip and Nancy Garrido.

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The couple is charged with the 1991 kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard.

Their Antioch home has become a focal point of investigators reviewing outstanding kidnapping cases in the San Francisco Bay area.

Nelson is not saying where in the yard the dogs picked up a scent. He also cautioned about false positives.

Investigators plan to scan the site Friday with high-tech equipment.


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