Homicide in Orange Cove

March 10, 2008 7:13:03 PM PDT
The Fresno County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an Orange Cove man.It happened Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. on Fifth Street near C. Street. When officers arrived, they found a 34-year old man in the back yard of a home the apparent victim of an assault.

An ambulance rushed him to the Reedley airport where he was flown to Community Regional Medical Center. He later died of his injuries. Investigators have not yet made a positive identity. This is the eighth homicide in Fresno County this year.