Fresno Co. Sheriff's find dead body in orchard
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A body has been found in Fresno County, and now investigators are treating the discovery as a homicide.
Authorities found the body at a Fresno County orchard on Whitesbridge and Polk Avenues shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday.
Fresno County Sheriff's deputies aren't saying if the body is that of a man or a woman. Authorities say they were first called out to the area for reports of a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian.
Deputies say they found evidence suggesting the crime was not a hit and run. Homicide detectives have not said how the victim died.
Investigators are interviewing people in the area to figure out what happened but so far no arrests have been made.
fresno, fresno county, homicide, local
- Air force chief: Malaysia jet may have turned back
- Fresno PD: Man hit by vehicle while jaywalking
- Free health care enrollment fair held in Fresno
- Parlier youth football team mourns slain coach
- Daylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hour
- Paraglider rescued after crashing near Dunlap
- Suspected gang member nabbed in fatal Fresno shooting
- Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea
- Plea deal for inmate accused of killing correctional officer
- Woman struck, killed by car on Hwy 180 identified
- Elderly drivers: When to turn over the keys
- United Way celebrates 90 years of serving Fresno County
- Fresno gas theft caught on surveillance video
- CIF Central Section Basketball Finals