HOLLISTER -- A 63-year-old San Jose resident was arrested following the suspicious death of a man who was found by police and firefighters in a single-family residence early Tuesday.
Emergency workers were called to the Morey Circle home around 1 a.m. on reports of a deceased male. A 55-year-old man was found at the home and pronounced dead at the scene by Hollister fire officials.
John Neuer was also found at the residence, and was questioned by police and then booked into San Benito County Jail on suspicion of murder, according to A Hollister Police Department news release.
The release states that "the circumstances around the death appear suspicious" but did not elaborate.
No information about a possible motive, manner of death or relationship between Neuer and the victim was available Tuesday evening.
The identification of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Hollister police Detective Theresa Aguilera at 831-636-4330 or the anonymous WeTip line at 800-782-7463.
Contact Eric Kurhi at 408-920-5852. Follow him at Twitter.com/erickurhi.