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Body Found: Deputies investigate suspicious death in Palermo

Published On: Dec 24 2013 10:00:39 AM CST   Updated On: Oct 12 2013 01:52:19 PM CDT

Courtesy: John Loewe

PALERMO, Calif. -

Butte CountyA body found in Palermo Friday afternoon is being called a suspicious death.

The Butte County Undersheriff confirmed to KRCR News Channel 7 that the body is being investigated as a suspicious death. He would not make any additional comments on the matter. This body was discovered Friday at the end of Gene Lane off of Palermo Road just south of Oroville.

We're told the body was found under a tarp. The Butte County Sheriff's Office is leading the investigation.

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