On April 9th, 2019, at approximately 6:56 a.m. Merced Police and Medical Personnel responded to the area of V Street and Main Street for a man down.
Upon arrival police located a Hispanic male in his late 20’s deceased on a vacant lot. Merced Police have identified the man as 28-year-old Raymond Angeles from Merced.
The body was discovered by a Merced City trash compactor driver.
The family told Merced Gateway News that Raymond was a hard-working man and he got along with anyone. Angeles leaves behind five kids he was a son, brother, and uncle.
Police are not releasing the cause of death to protect the investigation.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact the Merced Police Department at (209) 385-6912 or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725. The public can send information via anonymous text messages to police department by dialing “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.