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Dead Body Found Along Highway

Siskiyou County SheriffNEAR MACDOEL, Calif. — Police are looking for clues after finding a dead body near a highway in Northern California.

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department says they found the body of a man in his mid-forties, near a turnout along Highway 97. They say it is still unclear what happened or who is responsible. The case is currently undergoing investigation.

“They determined it was a suspicious death due to the location of the body and it’s currently being investigated by our detectives and our evidence tech. An autopsy has been requested to determine the manner and cause of death,” said Allison Giannini, with the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim until his family is notified. Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department says if anyone has any information related to this case please contact Detective Yves Pike at 530-841-2900.