PALERMO, Calif. -

Butte CountyA body found in Palermo Friday afternoon is being called a suspicious death.

The Butte County Undersheriff confirmed to KRCR News Channel 7 that the body is being investigated as a suspicious death. He would not make any additional comments on the matter. This body was discovered Friday at the end of Gene Lane off of Palermo Road just south of Oroville.

We're told the body was found under a tarp. The Butte County Sheriff's Office is leading the investigation.

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