Location: Friant-Kern Canal near Avenue 112 and Road 208, Porterville

Incident Date: 9/29/16

Case Number: 16-12304

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in identifying a deceased adult male found in the Friant-Kern Canal.

On 09-29-2016, deputies located an unidentified deceased male in the Friant-Kern Canal.  The unidentified male was found floating in the canal near Avenue 112 and Road 208, southwest of Porterville.  He is described as a Hispanic male adult, approximately 35 to 50 years old, approximately 5-feet, 6-inches tall, short black hair with no visible tattoos.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Tulare County Sheriff's Office Violent Crimes Unit at 800-808-0488 /  559-733-6218 or anonymously through our TipNow program at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194 or downloading the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones.