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Plumas County Sheriff is investigating a body found on Highway 70

According to the Plumas County Sheriff’s office, they received a report of a deceased subject on the north side of Highway 70 between Vinton and Chilcoot.

Posted: Nov 13, 2017 6:34 PM

According to the Plumas County Sheriff’s office, they received a report of a deceased subject on the north side of Highway 70 between Vinton and Chilcoot.

Law enforcement, medical, and fire personnel were dispatched to the scene.

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Investigations Unit were called and processed the body and the scene for evidence.

After processing the scene the cause of death could not be determined, but through the investigation it was determined the subject had recently been dumped along the highway.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The deceased subject has been identified but the name is being withheld until the next of kin is notified.

The Plumas County Sheriff’s office is requesting anyone who observed suspicious activity on Saturday November 11th at approximately 4 p.m. along Highway 70 between Chilcoot and Vinton to please contact the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch 283-6300, or the Sheriff’s Investigations Unit at 283-6363.

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