Man's body found in canal near Farmersville

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The Tulare County Sheriff's Office says a man's body has been pulled from a canal just outside the city of Farmersville.

The Sheriff's Office says that man has been identified as 30-year-old Timothy Shields.

T.C.S.O. says he disappeared Saturday night (January 19th, 2019) after his girlfriend says he was hit by a car and knocked into a canal.

He was found Monday afternoon (January 21st, 2019) near Road 156 & Ave. 288.

Search crews with Tulare County Sheriff's Office and Tulare County Fire Department were called to help search for Timothy.

Rescue divers, a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew, and the T.C.S.O.'s drone were all used to help search.

More information is expected to be released, soon.

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