Body found in Oroville, homicide investigation underway

Nov 16, 2015 1:16 PM by News Staff

A homicide investigation is underway a woman’s body was found dumped in a rural area of Oroville over the weekend.

Butte County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 600 block of Dunstone Drive around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, they found a woman’s body in the area and determined she was the victim of a homicide. The woman appeared to have been dead for several days, according to the sheriff's office.

So far, no arrests have been made and authorities are still in the early stages of the investigation.

The victim hasn’t been identified, but is described as white, roughly 160 pounds, standing 5-feet-5 to 5-feet-8 inches tall with brown hair. Anyone who knows a person missing that matches this description should call the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 530-538-7671.


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