Death in Public Right of Way

Case # 23-001167


On February 24, 2023, at approximately 9:13 AM, Butte EMS was dispatched to a medical emergency in the 2000 block of Esplanade. Medics located the victim and immediately began life-saving measures. The victim was transported to Enloe Medical Center, where they were pronounced deceased.

Chico Police responded to the scene and contacted a nearby business. It was determined via surveillance video that the victim had arrived at the location at approximately 2:30 AM and was seen coming and going until they were discovered by medics at approximately 9:13 AM. No foul play is suspected.

The official cause of death will be determined at a later date and time.

Location: 2000 Blk Esplanade

Victim: Pending next of kin notification

Supervisor: OIC Jeremy Gagnebin

Watch Commander: Lt. Terry Tupper

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