Location: Chimney Creek Campground

Incident Date: 09-19-16

Incident Time: 1437 hours

Case Number: 16-11867

Victim: Adult male

Posted by: Media Relations

On 9-19-16 at approximately 1437 hours, Deputies from Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to Chimney Creek Campground in regards to a deceased male. Deputies arrived on scene and located an adult male in his 30's deceased at the campground. 


Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The case is being investigated as a suspicious death and is currently ongoing. An autopsy is pending to determine the official cause of death and the identity of the victim.


Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Franco and/or Sergeant Torres with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.