Missing Oroville man found dead near Thermalito Forebay

The Butte County Sheriff's Office found a missing Oroville man dead on Saturday morning.

Posted: Sep 27, 2021 5:17 PM

OROVILLE, Calif.- An Oroville man that has been missing since Sep. 7 was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. 

David Morrison, 46, was found at the Forebay Aquatic Center and the Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating the circumstances of his disappearance and death. 

The cause of death is pending an autopsy.

Although, the Sheriff's Office said they believe they have found evidence that points to a tragic accident. 

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