Police in Sanger launched an investigation Thursday afternoon after a body was found in a shed near the city.
The victim was later identified by the Fresno County Coroner as Pedro Garcia, 26, of Parlier.
Sanger Police Chief Silver Rodriguez said the discovery was made in the 13000 block of East Lincoln Avenue, near Lincoln and Newmark Avenue and that the death has been determined to be a homicide.
Reedley police were involved initially in the investigation, but the case was turned over to Sanger officers because of where the body was found.
Anyone who has information about the homicide is asked to call Sanger police investigator Abraham Ruiz at 559-399-8027.