TRACY -- A dead man discovered in a sleeping bag in the bed of a pickup truck was identified Friday as 25-year-old Joaquin Lopez Perez of Visalia.

The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office did not list a cause of death. A California Highway Patrol officer pulled over the truck in the area of eastbound Highway 132 and S. Welty Road on Wednesday around 1 p.m., Deputy Les Garcia said.

A driver and passenger were in the truck were in the truck but no arrests were made.

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