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LEMOORE – Lemoore police are trying to get to the bottom of what they believe to be a homicide.

At about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment in the 1100 block of East Hanford-Armona Road.

They found Wanya Jones, 16, unresponsive in a bedroom.

Jones was taken by ambulance to Adventist Medical Center in Hanford, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are asking anybody with more information to contact Cpl. Matt Smith at matthew.smith@lemoorepd.com or Sgt. Mathew Gonsalves at mathew.gonsalves@lemoorepd.com. Information can also be provided by calling 924-9574 during working hours or 924-5333 after hours.

The reporter can be reached at snidever@hanfordsentinel.com or 583-2432. 

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