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Body found near G Street and Highway 99

SUN-STAR PHOTO BY LISA JAMES
Detective Joe Deliman of the Merced Police Department takes photos of an unidentified body that was found lying in the brush downhill from the southbound exit to 99 off of G street late Friday afternoon.
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY LISA JAMES Detective Joe Deliman of the Merced Police Department takes photos of an unidentified body that was found lying in the brush downhill from the southbound exit to 99 off of G street late Friday afternoon. Merced Sun-Star

A body was found late Friday afternoon in the brush downhill from the southbound exit to Highway 99 near G Street.

Merced Police Detective Joe Deliman determined there were no suspicious circumstances which would make it a crime scene, but said the case will remain open until the autopsy has determined the cause of death.

Police estimated the victim had been there for at least a week. The victim's identity was unknown at the time of this publication.

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