BREAKING NEWS
BODY FOUND IN BUTNEY CREEK


On Sunday, March 3, 2019, at approximately 9:04 pm, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office Burney Patrol Station received a call of a possible deceased subject in Burney Creek.

Deputies responded and confirmed there was a deceased subject in Burney Creek. The deputies were not able to recover the decedent due to the position of the body, the high flow of Burney Creek and the technical nature of the recovery.

Sheriff's Office personnel stayed on scene until daylight made recovery possible. On Monday March 4, 2019, at approximately 8:00 am, Shasta County Sheriff's deputies, members of the Search and Rescue (SAR) Mountain Rescue Team, and Burney Fire were able to recover the decedent.

 Members of the SAR Mountain Rescue Team are trained in swift water rescues. This case is under active investigation by the Shasta County Coroner's Office.

 


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