Man arrested weeks after another body found in Fairfield bushes

(FOX40.COM) — The Fairfield Police Department said it arrested a man weeks after a dead body was found lying in bushes on the north side of Travis Boulevard in Fairfield.

According to police, 39-year-old Erick John Fredericks was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of murder.

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Police said a man, who has now been identified as 43-year-old Zebulon Ira Baldwin, was found dead on the morning of March 20 near Interstate 80. The agency added that the discovery of Baldwin’s body was made following a call from a witness.

Upon finding Baldwin, detectives immediately began an investigation, which was later elevated into a homicide investigation.

The Fairfield Police Department said anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Investigations Unit at (707) 428-7300.

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