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Human Remains Found

Monday, November 23, 2009 11:31 AM

For Immediate Release:

On Sunday, November 22, 2009, at 12:07 P.M., Sutter County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the river bottom area of Garden Hwy and Lee Road (also known as Beer Can Beach) for a report of possible human remains found. The remains were discovered by citizens in the area.

Detectives have confirmed that the remains, a severed limb, are human and an autopsy is scheduled today to determine if the remains are male or female.

Investigators are on scene today checking the area for any signs that might help them to determine the circumstances of this case. A ground search team, boat patrol and CARDA dogs will be on scene throughout the day. The Sheriff’s department is checking both local and surrounding areas for missing person reports.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call Sutter County Sheriff’s Detectives at (530) 822-7307 or “Leave a Crime Tip” on the Sheriff’s website at

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Lieutenant Butah Uppal
(530) 822-7307



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