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Human Remains Found

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 2:07 PM

For Immediate Release:

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 2:07 P.M. the Sutter County Detectives responded to the 7000 block of Pelger Road of a call of possible human remains found. The remains were discovered by workers.

Detectives requested the assistance of the Archeologist from the California State University, Chico to assist with in processing the scene. The suspected human remains found in a bag was a torso that had been deceased for approximately 9 to 12 months. The identity of the sex and race could not be determined.

An autopsy is being scheduled.

Anybody with information are encourage to contact the 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 James Casner
(530) 822-7307

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