A homicide investigation is underway in Central Fresno after a body was found in a canal. 

Police responded to the scene at McKinley and Millbrook just after 2 p.m. When they arrived, they found the victim inside the canal. 

Fresno Police say irrigation workers performing maintainence were the first ones to find the body. They say the evidence points towards the deadly event happening within the last 24 hours. 

Police are still on scene investigating the incident. We’ll have more on this developing story as details become available.