Glenn County Sheriffs Office IDs burned body

Jun 4, 2014 1:19 PM

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office has identified the man found burned in an orchard south of Hamilton City Saturday May 24 as Marat Magdeev, 21, of Chico.

Detectives were able to identify the body after receiving finger print results from the Department of Justice in Sacramento. The exact cause of death is pending toxicology reports.

When the body was discovered Sheriff Larry Jones said ""The body had been extremely burned and it appears it was done on purpose."


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