Police investigating after man found dead in central Fresno canal

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno police are investigating after a man was found dead in a canal on Thursday afternoon.

Authorities have identified the man as 67-year-old Charlie Vang of Del Rey.

Vang's body was discovered in the canal bank near Blackstone Avenue and Fedora Avenue around 1:00 pm.

It wasn't immediately clear how Vang ended up in the water. Authorities said they were in the preliminary stages of their investigation.

The Fresno County Coroner's Office was responding to the scene.

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