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Body found in freezer at Colusa County home

The Colusa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a freezer at a home in the Arbuckle area.

Deputies responded to a residence in the 6000 block of Hillgate Road about 3:55 a.m. Thursday regarding a report of suspicious circumstances. Deputies were informed of a possible human body in a freezer in an attached residence on the property. They subsequently found evidence of a crime scene, as well as a possible body inside a freezer, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

A search warrant, prepared for the entire property, was served about 10 a.m.

Detectives confirmed that an unidentified body had been placed inside a chest freezer in a bedroom, the news release said.

The Sheriff’s Office reported that the investigation was continuing, and people who live on the property were being interviewed.

Anyone with information pertaining to the case is asked to call Sgt. Joe Ruiz or Detective Marvin Garibay at 530-458-0200.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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