Arrest Made after Body Found in Freezer

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Ceres Police Department


Ceres police arrested a man in connection to the body found in a freezer in an abandoned building.

On Monday, a property owner believed his tenant had abandoned a building he owned. He entered the warehouse and found a plugged-in freezer with a human body inside.

Ceres investigators arrested Jacob Medina Cervantes, 26, for murder on Tuesday.

WATCH: Frozen Body found in Abandoned Auto Shop

This is still an ongoing investigation, so no further information is being released at this time.

Anyone with information that may be helpful in this case is encouraged to contact Detective Perry at (209) 538-5730, or by email

Greg Cotta filed this report.

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