Body found in the California Aqueduct near Cantua Creek

The body of a female was found in the California Aqueduct near Cantua Creek Wednesday morning around 10am, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.

The site of the investigation is near San Mateo and Elkhorn avenues.

Officials say workers in the Cantua Creek area reported seeing a body floating in the California Aqueduct. Once sheriff’s deputies arrived they located the body of a women and the Dive Team was able to remove the body from the waterway.

The woman's identity and age have not been released. Detectives are considering it to be a suspicious death.

Anyone with information should  call the Fresno County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center at (559) 600-3111 or Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP (7867). You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.


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