Nicomede Paz Velasco

The Fresno County Sheriff – Coroner’s Office needs the public’s help locating relatives of Nicomede Paz Velasco.  The 21 year old also went by a nickname of “Oaxaca.”

On September 21, 2016, Fresno Police officers found Velasco severely beaten on the street, along the 3500 block of E. Butler Ave. in Fresno.  He later died at the hospital.

Staff at the Coroner’s Office have searched numerous personal records, but their attempts to find his relatives have been unsuccessful.  Locating immediate family members is a necessary process in order for the Coroner’s Unit to release the body and allow the person to have a proper burial.

Anyone with information about Nicomede Paz Velasco is asked to please contact the Coroner’s Unit at (559) 600-3400 or email the Deputy Coroner handling this case at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137