Sheriff's Office investigates body found in orchard near Allensworth

ALLENSWORTH, Calif. (KFSN) -- Tulare County deputies are investigating a murder near the town of Allensworth. A rancher found the body Monday in his orchard by Road 84 and Avenue 24.

Investigators said the victim was a man believed to be between 20 or 40-years-old. He will undergo an autopsy Tuesday to determine the cause of death.

Investigators believe he was placed in the orchard over the weekend.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a murder in Kingsburg they are also investigating is not connected to this crime.
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