Deceased Person Recovered along Sacramento River

Hamilton City, CA -  Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 2:45 p.m. Butte County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue received a report of a deceased person near a sandbank along the Sacramento River south of Hamilton City.  Butte County Sheriff’s Office Boating and Patrol Division located and recovered the deceased person. The location of the Decedent was later determined to be within the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Jurisdiction. Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputies/ Coroners responded and took possession of the Decedent. The cause of death, identity and any further description of the Decedent is undetermined at this time. The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office will release any further information regarding this incident once it becomes available.  

The Glenn Investigations and Narcotics Task Force is actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the Decedent’s death and are checking surrounding jurisdictions for any reported missing persons. Anyone with information regarding the circumstances of this incident is urged to contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office (GLINTF Division).  Members of the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office 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:  or access us on Facebook at or Twitter @GlennCountyOES .