On September 19th, 2023, around 10:44 AM, Chico Police Officers were flagged down by citizens in the 1300 block of Bidwell Ave. about a deceased person located in Big Chico Creek. The reporting party discovered the subject floating face down in the waterway. Officers confirmed the subject was deceased. No obvious signs of foul play were located at the scene. The identity of the decedent is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.
Location: 1300 block Bidwell Ave.
Date/Time: 09/19/2023 @ 10:44 AM
Supervisor: Sgt. Paul Ratto
Watch Commander: Lt. Brian Miller