Police Find Man’s Body in Central Fresno Apartment During Welfare Check

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FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – An investigation is underway after a man is found dead in an apartment in Central Fresno.

Fresno police were called to do a welfare check Tuesday morning, on an African-American man in his 30’s who had not been seen for a couple of days.

When officers were able to enter the apartment on Brooks Ave. near McKinley & West, they found his body.

Neighbors say they had been knocking on the door and told police there was a foul odor was coming from inside.

It appears the man may have been dead for at least a couple of days.


Detectives say the man appears to be the victim of a shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fresno Police Department.


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