Suspicious death in Porterville determined homicide

July 5, 2013 10:57:49 PM PDT
The Tulare County Sheriff's Department has determined to death of a man in Porterville Friday afternoon is a homicide.

Shortly after 12 p.m. Friday, a Hispanic man was found dead in the driveway of a home off Hemlock Avenue and Indiana Street.

Authorities also found a marijuana garden to the back of the house with about 50 plants in various stage of growth. Nothing appears to be missing but the investigation is just beginning.

Authorities have not released anymore details about the case, except to say it is now being classified as a homicide.