Man’s body recovered from Tulare County canal, ending search

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TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office dive team have recovered the body of a man who fell into a canal Thursday.

Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies were at the Friant Fern Canal searching for a man who reportedly fell in.

The body was discovered just a few feet away from where he fell in.

According to deputies, the man is from Orange Cove and his identity is not being released at this time.

Deputies say it is not believed foul play is involved and that the fall was accidental.

Deputies were called to the canal near Orange Cove where investigators found that a man had fallen into the water and gone under.

The man was pronounced dead on scene. The identify of the man has not yet been identified.

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