Police investigate body found on canal bank in Fresno

Police were investigating the discovery of a body found on a canal bank in central Fresno Thursday.

Officers were called to the area of Cedar and McKinley avenues about 7 a.m., where the body was found near a tent set up next to the canal. Initially, it appeared that the victim died of natural causes, police reported.

The Fresno County Coroner will determine the cause of death and release the identity after the investigation.