Chico Police and Fire Dispatch received a 911 call at approximately 1239 hours regarding a possible drowning in Big Chico Creek near Highway 99. Police Department and Fire Department personnel arrived at that location and located a female subject in the creek. Chico Fire Department personnel along with Butte County EMS personnel provided aid to the female subject. The female was transported to Enloe Hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The victim’s identification is known and release is pending next of kin notification.
Location: Big Chico Creek One Mile Park
Date/Time: 06/27/2020 @ 1239 hours
Supervisor: Officer Tony Ferreira
Watch Commander: Mike Williams