Case Number: 15-01466

Posted by: Media Relations


On 02-05-2015, an autopsy was performed on Noe Perez Martinez at the Tulare County Coroner’s Office. The cause of death was determined to be from multiple gunshot wounds.  


Victim: Noe Martinez age 22, Porterville 

On 02-03-2015 1200 hours, Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Missing Adult male Noe Martinez from Porterville.   

This case remains under investigation and anyone with information regarding the case is encouraged to call Detective Sgt. Parker or Detective Zamora at (559) 733-6211 or send anonymous information by sending a text message or email to or call 1-800-TIPNOW 


The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department is responding to a call a man down located South of Avenue 124 and Road 252, Southeast of Porterville city. Upon arrival, deputies located the man down and determined him to be deceased, at which point detectives and Crime Lab were called out. The reporting party called it in between 0730 and 0800 this morning. Cause of death and identification of the individual are not known at this time, and more information will be provided as it becomes available.