Man and woman found dead at Fresno County home, deputies investigating as homicide

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The victims in a southeast Fresno double homicide have been identified as a father and his daughter.

90-year-old Mel Abdelaziz and 58-year-old Melba Abdelaziz were found dead Thursday morning just after 10:30.

Mel was found by Sheriff's deputies in the front yard of a house on Tulare near Peach Avenue.

Inside the home, deputies found his daughter's body.

Detectives say based on the trauma to the victims, both deaths are being investigated as homicides.

The sheriff's office has not yet revealed any information about a possible suspect.

The homicides are Fresno County's first and second of the new year.

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