Man, 62, identified two months after being found inside a burned car in Fresno County

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The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office identified the man found inside a burned car two months ago.

DNA testing shows Enrique Duran, 62, of Avenal was found burned inside a car located in a Huron orchard on Feb. 7.

He was found near Palmer and El Dorado avenues after deputies responded to the scene and they noticed what appeared to be human remains inside.

It remains unknown how long the car was there, or how long Duran was inside.

Family members reported Duran as a missing person to the Avenal Police Department. He was missing for about one week before his body was found.

A motive for Duran’s death has not been established. Detectives would like to learn of Duran’s whereabouts and speak with whomever he may have hung around during the first week of February.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact det. Jose Mora at 559-600-8205, Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867 or will remain anonymous and may
receive a cash reward.

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