Chico, CA – On 03/06/2020 at approximately 1140 hours Chico Police received a call of a subject down in the water at 1 Sycamore Dr., Sycamore Pool. Officers were dispatched to the location and located a white male adult, between 50-60 years old, lying face down in the water approximately 50 feet off of the shore. Officers pulled the male out of the water and immediately started CPR. Medics and Chico Fire arrived on scene and took over life- saving procedures. After 20 minutes the victim was pronounced decease.
There were no signs of foul play and the identity of the victim has yet to be determined. Once the victim has been identified, a cause of death has been determined and notification of next of kin, there will be a follow up press release.
Location: Sycamore Pool. One Mile Recreational Area
Date/Time: 03/06/2020 @ 1330 hours
Supervisor,: Officer Mark Bass
Watch Commander: Mike Williams