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Woman's body found on island in Sacramento River

The Redding Police Department is investigating a suspicious death.

Posted: May 11, 2019 9:59 AM

REDDING, Calif. - Redding Police are investigating a suspicious death. At approximately 5:12 p.m. on Friday officers were dispatched to an island on the Sacramento River near Girvan Rd. A male subject located a deceased female family member on the island.

Redding Police Investigators responded and took over the investigation. At this time, the cause of death is unknown and an autopsy will be scheduled at a later date. The male was interviewed and released.

The scene was located in an isolated area and CHP - Northern Division Air Operations assisted in transporting officers to the island.

This is an ongoing investigation and the name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Redding Police Department Investigations Division at (530) 225-4200.

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