Turlock Police detectives continue to search for leads in the murder of a Turlock man that was found in a motel room in early February.
Javier Manuel Zuniga, 46, of Turlock was found shot to death in a room at the Venice Motel at 1114 N. Golden State Boulevard on Feb. 9. Zuniga was found by an acquaintance who went to check on him.
Zuniga worked as a laborer at various warehouses for 14 years. He was survived by his father and four children.
The death marked the first homicide in the city for 2017.