Woman's death deemed 'suspicious'

OROVILLE, Calif. - Investigators in Butte County are looking into what they are calling a suspicious death in Oroville.    

The Butte County Sheriff's Office reports 62-year-old Charlene Howarth was found dead at her home  at 2384 Via Laton at 11:20 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators said the manner of Howarth's death is suspicious and under investigation.  They did not release how she died.

Detectives are looking for information as to what was going on before Howarth's death.  Anyone with information should contact Det. Matt Calkins at (530) 538-7671.

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