UPDATE: Body Found in Burned Car in South Chico Area
Oroville, Ca—UPDATE: The deceased male found in the burned car in South Chico has been identified as Andrew Robert Curbow, age 29, from Chico. No other information is available at this time.
June 11, 2014
Released by: Detective Sgt. Jason Hail
Chico, CA - On June 11, 2014 at approximately 1:30 am CalFire was dispatched to a vehicle fire in an orchard located near the intersection of Marian Avenue and Dayton Road, Chico. Firefighters discovered a body in the vehicle. Deputies arrived at the scene to conduct an investigation. Butte County Sheriff’s detectives and CalFire arson investigators were called out to the scene. There was one deceased male located in the vehicle; however his identity has yet to be confirmed. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire and the death of the individual is ongoing. An autopsy will be conducted in the near future.
BCSO Media Liaison Miranda Bowersox