Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of East Highway 132 and South Welty Road southeast of Tracy at around 1 p.m. to assist a California Highway Patrol officer with a traffic stop, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office on Wednesday.
During the stop, the CHP officer found the body of a man inside of a sleeping bag in the bed of the occupants' pickup truck, the release states.
The men were detained and were being interviewed about the discovery Wednesday afternoon, according to the release.
Investigators found no visible trauma to the body, but are still ruling the death as suspicious until the results of an autopsy and toxicology report are available.
The man's identity was not released because family members were still being notified.
Further details about the two men who were detained were also not released.
The sheriff's office is handling the investigation.
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