Fresno County Sheriff investigating double homicide near Fowler

A man and woman were found dead inside their home west of Fowler by Fresno County sheriff’s deputies Saturday evening.

Authorities were conducting a welfare check at a home on the 7400 block of South Chestnut Avenue about 7:30 p.m. when they found what appeared to be a double homicide, Fresno sheriff Lt. Brandon Purcell said.

The identities of the victims were not released. No arrests have been made and an investigation is continuing.