Update: Body found in Fresno canal identified

Location where body was found. (FOX26 News)

UPDATE: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - The Fresno County Coroner's Office has identified the body found on Tuesday as 32-year-old Arlidone Vixathep of Fresno.

The cause of death has not been announced.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - A body was found floating in a canal near Marks and Nielson.

The body was found Tuesday morning.

Detectives with the Fresno Police Department are on scene to investigate.

Details are limited, but police tell us the body was found when someone smelled the body in the water.

Police say it is possible the body was in the canal for more than a week.

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