Coroner’s Investigation in South Yuba County


Olivehurst, Ca.

Just before 7:00 a.m. today 1/9/19, Yuba County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call from a citizen

reporting a body discovered on the side of the road near an agriculture business in the 1900 block of

Feather River Blvd south of Olivehurst. Sheriff Deputies responded to find a deceased Hispanic man in his

mid-30’s located in a muddy area off the roadway.

Investigators do not believe the body had been there more than 24 hours and are considering the death

suspicious due to physical injury observed, and the location where he was found; however, official cause

of death is pending autopsy. The identity of the decedent is being withheld until notification to his family is


As of 3:30pm, Algodon Rd leading to Feather River Blvd and 1900 block of Feather River Blvd remain

closed while the scene is processed. Roadways are expected to be re-opened by nightfall.

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