Dad asks for Google Maps to remove image of dead son

Dad asks for Google Maps to remove image of dead son

A California man has asked Google to remove an image of his dead son from its satellite view.

Jose Barrera says if you look at the satellite image of train tracks in Richmond, Calif., you can see his son’s body, as well as police officers in the area.

“When I see this image, that’s still like that happened yesterday,” Barrera told KTVU. “And that brings me back to a lot of memories.”

Kevin Barrera was 14 when his body was found along the railroad tracks in 2009. Police said he had been shot. No one has ever been charged in his death.

In a statement, Brian McClendon, vice-president of Google Maps, told CNN it would replace the image.

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