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Body found near Chico church

Just after 4 p.m., Chico Police was dispatched to the 2000 block of Magnolia Avenue regarding a body found near a church.

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 7:25 PM
Updated: Sep 17, 2019 7:29 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A body was found on September 17 near a church on Magnolia Avenue in Chico.

Officers say just after 4 p.m., Chico Police was dispatched to the 2000 block of Magnolia Avenue regarding a body found near a church.

Chico Police and Fire responded and confirmed the male was deceased.

Detectives responded and began a preliminary investigation which indicated the death most likely to be the result of a medical condition.

Identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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