The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent homicide after a woman’s body was found in an orchard in the Tulare area.
A sheriff’s spokesman said Tulare police found the body Sunday night in the 19000 block of Hosfield Drive, south of Mefford Field Airport and near Highway 99.
They determined that the location was in the county and turned the investigation over to the sheriff’s office.
The sheriff’s office on Monday afternoon identified the victim as Dynasty Alexander, 18, of Tulare.
The sheriff’s office is looking for anyone who was in the area of Elk Bayou Park on Sunday, and anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Sgt. Gary Marks at 559-802-9563 or leave an anonymous tip at 559-725-4194.