Butte County sheriff’s investigators seek to identify a woman found dead Saturday near Oroville, the apparent victim of a homicide.
The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about 3:30 p.m. reporting a body near the 600 block of Dunstone Drive. Deputies located a woman who appeared to have been the victim of a homicide, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. Sheriff’s officials said it appeared the woman had been dead several days.
The victim was described as white, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-8, weighing 160 to 200 pounds, with brown hair.
Sheriff’s officials said the investigation is ongoing, and certain details of the case were not available for release.
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Anyone who knows of someone who is missing and might match the description of the victim is asked to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 530-538-7671.