The body of a man found in western Fresno County near Interstate 5 on Friday morning has sparked a Sheriff’s Office homicide investigation.
The discovery was made in an orchard along the 45000 block of West Panoche Road in Firebaugh, sheriff’s spokesman Tony Botti said.
After determining it was a homicide, detectives were called to the scene.
No motive was clear with the investigation in its early stages, Botti said. No suspects have been identified and the identity of the victim was not available.
This story will be updated.