FRESNO, Calif. - Just before 5 p.m. Saturday, Fresno police found the body of a man in the yard of an empty home.
Officials say the man was found near the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, near Delno and Franklin Avenue.
The victim is believed to be a Hispanic male in his 40's and appears to have been in the yard for some time.
Officials are in the process of a death investigation and will be working with the coroner's office to determine the cause of death.
It is early in the investigation determined if the death was a result of natural causes or another cause.
This story will be updated.