Update: Orland, CA- The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a barn fire that occurred last Thursday at 6305 County Road 15, outside of Orland. While extinguishing the fire, Orland Firefighters located what appeared to be an unidentifiable charred body inside of the burnt out building. Investigators from the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office were able to tentatively identify the Decedent and are awaiting confirmation of the Decedent’s identity through further forensic procedures. The Decedent is believed to be a female adult and the cause of death is pending autopsy. Information regarding the Decedent’s identity will be released once confirmation is made and next of kin is notified. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and foul play has not been ruled out. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit.  Members of the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit can be contacted in person at 543 West Oak Street, Willows, CA, by phone at (530) 934-6431, or by calling 911 in cases of an emergency.  For general information please visit our website: www.countyofglenn.net/sheriff  or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/glenncountysheriff.