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Tulare County Sheriffs identify Delano man as body found near ponding basin

Posted at 12:08 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 12:06:51-05

DELANO, Calif. — The Tulare County Sheriff's Office identified the body of a man found near a ponding basin in Tulare County as 56-year-old Pedro Santiago of Delano, according to our Fresno affiliate.

According to TCSO, deputies were called out around 10:30 a.m. to the area of Avenue 120 and Highway 43 on Feb. 6.

An autopsy was performed, but authorities are waiting for additional testing before they determine an official cause of death.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene during the initial discovery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the TCSO at 559-733-6218.

This is a developing story. We will continue to update it as more information becomes available.