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Missing woman found dead, son named "person of interest"

Authorities in Butte County have found the son of a woman found dead in her home, after he was named a "person of interest" in the case.

Posted: Jan 19, 2018 5:49 AM
Updated: Jan 19, 2018 11:16 AM

UPDATE 11:14 a.m.
The families home is located on the 56-hundred block of Anita Road in Chico. 

UPDATE 7 a.m.: The Butte County Sheriff's Office has found Alton Facciuto.

Authorities in Butte County are on the search for a the son of a woman found dead in Chico, as a person of interest in the case.

The Butte County Sheriff's Office says at 4 p.m. Thursday, they received a call from a man reporting his wife and son missing. The family vehicle was found near Bed Bath and Beyond in Chico at approximately 5:40pm, but there were no signs of the individuals reported missing.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday, the reporting party's wife was found dead at the family's home. BCSO Deputies have searched through the night, and are continuing to search for the reporting party's son, identified as Alton Facciuto, age 32, as a person of interest in this case.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact BCSO at 538-7322. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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