UPDATE: Distinctive Tattoos May Help Public ID Body Found in Feather River

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office has not been able to identify the man's body that was recovered from the Feather River about three weeks ago. They are hoping someone in Butte County might recognize the tattoos

Posted: Apr 30, 2018 10:55 AM
Updated: May 3, 2018 5:15 PM

UPDATE 5-03-2018 5p.m. - (Look at all pictures in article to see the distinctive tattoos)
The Sutter County Sheriff's Office has not yet been able to identify their John Doe. Officers have been to all of the local tattoo shops in Marysville and Yuba City, to no avail.

The body could have come downriver from as far away as Oroville, so the detectives are asking people to share this article so the man's family and friends can be notified.

"Someone has to know him or be missing him," said Detective Laura Austin.

She said even though the body was badly decomposed in the river, the man is believed to be 30 to 40 years of age, with black or dark brown hair.

Sutter County, Calif.—The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a body that was recovered from the Feather River about three weeks ago.

The body was found by a boater around 4:30 p.m. directly under the 10th Street Bridge between Marysville and Yuba City.

The man’s cause of death is pending on toxicology results.

There is no evidence of foul play.

The man is described as 5 foot 6, 125 pounds, with dark hair, and multiple tattoos.

Anyone with any information on the indentification of this man, you are asked to call the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office (530) 822-7307.


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