Jul 14, 2014 1:39 AM by Pedro Quintana
The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after a person discovers a dead body inside a south Oroville home.
Sheriff's deputies arrived to the scene around 11:20 a.m. on the 2300 block of Via Laton on Sunday.
According to investigators, a family friend was checking on the 60- year-old woman of the home, when they discovered her body.
Sheriff's investigators say they gathered evidence inside the home and will be talking to family members to try to get more information.
Sgt. Jason Hail says how the woman died is suspicious.
The name of the woman is being withheld until family members have been notified, an autopsy is scheduled for this week.
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