Butte County search and rescue called to recover body

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449.

OROVILLE, Calif. - The Butte County Sheriff's Office says a civilian discovered a body at the northern end of Barbees Bar Rd. Monday evening.

Authorities got the call about the discovery around 6:00 p.m. Sheriff's deputies made it to the scene around 7:30 p.m. and further requested units with search and rescue to help recover the body. The body was found in a remote area with no homes or structures in the immediate area.

The Butte County Sheriff's Office dispatch says that while Barbees Bar Road runs near a waterway, this is a non-water recovery.

This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.