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Police investigate homicide after woman’s body found in central Fresno

Fresno police investigate a reported homicide Tuesday near Shields Avenue and Anna Street in central Fresno.
Fresno police investigate a reported homicide Tuesday near Shields Avenue and Anna Street in central Fresno. apanoo@fresnobee.com

A woman whose body was found Tuesday night after she was reported missing earlier that day was the victim of a homicide, Fresno police said.

The body of the 51-year-old victim was found in central Fresno, near Shields Avenue and Anna Street, police Lt. Steve Card said.

One person had been detained and was being questioned, but there were no other suspects, Card said.

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