MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A suspect wanted on suspicion of homicide was arrested Wednesday by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office – following a death that took place in Hilmar, officials announced.
Officials say 40-year-old Victor Bazan was arrested on Wednesday night in Sacramento by deputies with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say on Tuesday they responded to a residence in the 19000 block of American Avenue in Hilmar to the report of a possible homicide. When they arrived at the scene, they located two adult victims.
Authorities say they believe Bazan is a relative of one of the victims.
This is a developing story and more details will be provided by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office as it becomes available.