Missing Paradise man found buried in shallow grave

Arrests made, perhaps more to come

PARADISE, Calif. - Three people have been arrested Friday in the death of 54-year-old Brian Clouser of Paradise.  Clouser, who was reported missing on June 20 was found in a shallow grave in a remote area of Concow nine days ago.

Clouser lived in a house on Foster and Wayland Roads in Paradise with Charles Blalock and Nicole Hauser.  Blalock was arrested for murder while Hauser was arrested as an accessory to murder.  Victor Marino was also arrested as an accessory.

"We made the arrests based on statements and evidence," said Paradise Detective, Jake Smith.  

Smith believes there may be additional people involved in Clouser's murder.  Anyone with information should contact the Paradise Police Department.

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