Suspicious death in Madera County turns into homicide investigation

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Authorities are investigating a suspicious death, turned homicide, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office Friday.

Around 7:45 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a call for service reporting a possible deceased individual who was located near an abandoned house in the area of Avenue 9 and Road 22.

Deputies located a deceased adult male, in his 20s or 30s, with visible injuries. Due to the nature of the injuries, detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 559-675-7770.

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