Sheriff’s Department investigating bloody, possible homicide inside trailer

At 7:03 a.m. the Merced County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the 21000 block of Highway 33 in Dos Palos. The caller claimed someone had possibly been killed.

When deputies arrived they found the suspect covered in blood and the victim, whose identity has not been released, inside a trailer on the property.

A suspect has been taken into custody and the Merced County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division is currently investigating this incident as a homicide.

We will continue to update you as the information becomes available.