Deputies: Body Found Near Mendota Ruled a Homicide

Santos Mejia Gonzalez

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office has identified the body discovered at Mendota Pool Park on Sunday as 32-year-old Santos Mejia Gonzalez.

Detectives say an autopsy performed Monday afternoon confirmed Gonzalez was the victim of a homicide. The cause of death has not been released.

Gonzalez's last known contacts appear to be from the state of Georgia, but it's not known why he was in the Mendota area, deputies said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the sheriff's office at (559) 488-3111.

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