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A man was jailed Thursday evening on suspicion of kidnapping and murder after four members of a Merced family whose abduction was captured on surveillance video

Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke said, a farmworker called around 5.30 p.m. on wednesday to report the bodies

Deputies arrived at the scene shortly after, followed by detectives who determined the remains were those of 8-month-old Aroohi Dheri, Jasleen Kaur, 27, Jasdeep Singh, 36; and Amandeep Singh, 39

Suspect Jesus Manuel Salgado, 48, was arrested Tuesday after he attempted suicide in the nearby town of Atwater

Warnke said Wednesday night that investigators have spoken with Salgado but declined to provide further details on what the suspect said, citing the ongoing investigation

Salgado was booked into Merced County Jail on Thursday evening on four counts each of murder and kidnapping, the sheriff’s office said

The family’s relatives have been notified, Warnke said, adding that deputies and other personnel would be processing the scene overnight

The discovery of the bodies came hours after authorities released surveillance footage that showed the kidnapping of the family of four