Deputies investigating homicide in Fresno County, one person confirmed dead


The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Reedley Saturday night.

The investigation is at Alta and Springfield avenues, according to sheriff’s office spokesperson Tony Botti.

He confirmed one person was found deceased, marking the sixteenth homicide of the year in the county.

Deputies say the family was searching for the man in his 70s, and when a family member found him, he was in a plum orchard around 7:30 p.m.

He is believed to have died from a gunshot wound.

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