Local

Dead man found floating in Tulare County canal

The Friant-Kern Canal winds through the Fresno County foothills. On Thursday, Sept. 29, a man’s body was found floating in the canal in southern Tulare County.
The Friant-Kern Canal winds through the Fresno County foothills. On Thursday, Sept. 29, a man’s body was found floating in the canal in southern Tulare County. Fresno Bee file

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help to identify a dead man found floating in the Friant-Kern Canal Thursday.

The body was found near Avenue 112 and Road 208, southwest of Porterville.

The sheriff’s office only described him as a Hispanic man, approximately 35 to 50 years old, 5 feet, 6 inches with short black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s Violent Crimes Unit at 800-808-0488 or 559-733-6218.

Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado: 559-441-6304, @cres_guez

  Comments