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Arrest made in deadly hit and run in Fresno

Police say 22-year-old Cody Sanders was turned in by his brother, who is a Fresno police officer. (Booking photo FCSO)

We have an update into the investigation of a body that was found near Herndon and Millbrook in Fresno on New Year's Eve.

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Kong Yang.

Police believe he was walking home from a New Year's Eve party when he was hit and killed on Herndon at Millbrook.

Police say 22-year-old Cody Sanders has been linked to Yang's death.

Sanders' brother, who is a Fresno police officer, is the one who turned him in.

Investigators say the officer knew his brother was involved in a crash on Sunday but did not immediately know he had hit someone.

Sanders now faces one charge of felony hit and run.

He is out on bail, after being booked into the Fresno County Jail.


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