Shasta Co. Sheriff's Office investigating body found in Sacramento River

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body that was found in the Sacramento River, Sunday afternoon.

According to officials, they received a report of a body found in the river along Riverland Drive at 1:45 p.m. Officials said the reporting party was walking along the river bank when they found the body.

When deputies got on scene they determined the man was dead and called the Boating Safety Unit and the Coroner's Office.

According to the coroner's office, the deceased is 37-year-old Robert Cecil Montgomery of Umatilla, Oregon.

This reported death remains under investigation by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.

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