FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The cause of death has been released for the man who was missing out of Tulare County and later found dead inside a canal in Farmersville last week.
An autopsy has reveled that 30-year-old Timothy Shields died from trauma to his upper torso.
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Shields' family told officers that he had been hit by a vehicle on Jan. 19 and that he had not been found after the crash.
Highway Patrol officers are still investigating the cause of those injuries.
Cause of death released for missing Tulare County man found in canal
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