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