Sheriff Seeks Help ID’ing “People of Interest”

Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office asking for the public’s help to identify a man and woman captured on surveillance cameras. It is believed they have knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the murder of 42 year old Matthew Tidwell of Orange County, CA.

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At 7:15 am on January 9, 2019, a citizen driving on Dower Avenue, just south of Herndon in Fresno, reported finding a man lying on the side of the road who appeared to be injured. A sheriff’s deputy, an officer with the California Highway Patrol, Fresno firefighters and EMS personnel responded to check on the man and determined he was deceased. Once a deputy coroner arrived to examine the body, it was discovered the man, later identified as Matthew Tidwell, had suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Anyone with additional information about in this case is asked to contact Detective Gary Haslam at (559) 600-8209 or You may also contact Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867 or You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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