North Street blocked, body discovered in creek
A portion of North Street near the intersection of Weatherlow Street is blocked off this afternoon, Tuesday, April 2. Law enforcement is on scene with a body found near the creek. The Times will provide more information when it becomes available. Photo by Ruth Ellis
According to a press release from the from the Susanville Police Department, on Tuesday, April 2, officers were “summoned to the area of Paiute Creek near the North Street Bridge on a report of a deceased person.”
Upon arrival, officers found a dead Caucasian man, estimated to be in his late 50s or early 60s, near the creek.
The name will not be released until the identity of the man has been confirmed and the next of kin has been notified, according to the police department.
According to the press release, officers are very early in the investigation, however, there are no obvious signs of trauma to the man. An autopsy will be scheduled in the near future to attempt to determine the cause of death.
If you have any information, you are encouraged to contact the police department at 257-2171. You can remain anonymous.
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