MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE / KGPE) – A homicide investigation is underway in the community of La Vina, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office announced on Sunday.

The department released information saying it received a report around 9:00 a.m. Sunday of a deceased adult male in the 23000 block of Avenue 9.

Investigators say the location is in a migrant labor community. Based on preliminary investigation, detectives will be treating this case as a homicide.

Deputies say more information will be released as it becomes available.

The sheriff’s office asks anyone with information on this case to call them at (559) 675-7770.