Remains found near Orland High School identified

Jan 7, 2015 2:41 PM by News Staff

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office has used dental records to identify the human remains found in Hambright Creek, near Orland High School last week.

According to the sheriff's office, the man found is 55-year-old Thomas Jay Daugherty, of Orland. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy and toxicology report.

Investigators originally ruled the death suspicious, but say they have not found any evidence of foul play.

A local resident discovered Daugherty's badly decomposed remains December 31 around noon.


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