The California Highway Patrol dispatch office received a call at approximately 1:05 p.m of a body laying off the freeway located on the shoulder of southbound state route 99, south of South Avenue in Delhi.
Officers arrived and located a female in her mid 20’s to early 30s deceased on that location.
The area was processed for evidence and the body was transported to the Merced County Coroner’s office.
It is still early in the investigation and officers are looking at all possible leads to determine the cause of death.
If you have any information please contact the California Highway Patrol at 209-356-6600.