Investigators say Valencia was shot while tending goats on property above Uvas Reservoir.
Early last Friday morning, someone called 911 call to report a suspicious circumstance in the area of Sheila Avenue and Prom Drive. After responding to that call, deputies found Valencia's body on a ridge.
They said a marijuana farm was located nearby.
Valencia's body had at least one gunshot wound. Investigators said the case was initially investigated as a suspicious death.
The press release did not mention any motive or suspects.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Sgt. McAllister at (408) 808-4500 or (408) 808-4401 after business hours.