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Sheriff: Suspicious death in Butte County ruled a homicide | The …

The suspicious death of a man whose body was found near Oroville on Thursday is being investigated as a homicide.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified the man as 35-year-old John Prater of Oroville.

Deputies responded about 9 a.m. Thursday to a report of suspicious circumstances in the area of Crystal Pines Road, north of Oroville, and found Prater dead. Detectives launched an investigation due to the “suspicious nature” of the death, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

Although announcing that the death is now being treated as a homicide, the Sheriff’s Office provided no details on the suspicious circumstances.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office’s investigation unit at 530-538-7671.

Read more at: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article177554951.html

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Death – Ktvn

The University of Nevada women’s soccer team (1-10-0, 0-3-0 MW) could not complete its comeback against Mountain West foe Air Force (5-4-1, 2-0-1 MW) losing 2-1 in overtime on Friday night. 

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Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Death

The University of Nevada women’s soccer team (1-10-0, 0-3-0 MW) could not complete its comeback against Mountain West foe Air Force (5-4-1, 2-0-1 MW) losing 2-1 in overtime on Friday night. 

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Sheriff’s office investigates suspicious death in Adams Co.

ADAMS, Wis. (WEAU) — The Adams County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a death they say is suspicious.

Our sister station, WSAW-TV in Wausau, reports that the owner of a property on County Road M found the body on that property. Investigators are working on identifying the person who died.

Sheriff Sam Wollin said the death was suspicious because of the manner in which the body was found. He did not share any other details.

Read more at: http://www.weau.com/content/news/Sheriffs-office-investigates-suspicious-death-in-Adams-Co-445495753.html

Sheriff’s office investigates ‘suspicious’ death

FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation of the “suspicious” weekend death of an Alcorn County woman.

“The circumstances surrounding this death is suspicious,” Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian on Monday morning. “We need a ruling from the cause of death before we proceed with the investigation.”

The victim was identified as 44-year-old Melvania Brumfield, whose last known address was Highway 45, Rienzi.

The Alabama native was believed to have been living in a vehicle the past several weeks, said Caldwell.

The body will be sent for an autopsy.

The victim was found about noon Sunday in a mobile home on Alcorn County Road 182 in the Farmington area.

“Once we get the autopsy report back, we will know more about proceeding with the investigation,” said the sheriff.

Read more at: http://www.dailycorinthian.com/view/full_story/27480221/article-Sheriff-s-office-investigates--suspicious--death?instance=news_main

Officials investigating ‘suspicious’ death of man in Deerfield, sheriff’s …

A man was found dead in a Deerfield apartment Saturday morning in what officials are calling a “suspicious” death, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office said.

The 28-year-old man was involved in a physical altercation at a tavern before being discovered around 8:30 a.m. in the apartment off Washburn Road, the sheriff’s office said. The man got in an altercation with another man late Friday night or early Saturday either inside Kurt’s Never Inn, 26 N. Main St., or outside of the establishment, according to the sheriff’s office.

A person of interest is in custody at the Dane County Jail on a probation hold, the sheriff’s office said. Anyone who witnessed the altercation is asked

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Officials investigating ‘suspicious’ death of man in Deerfield, sheriff’s office says

A man was found dead in a Deerfield apartment Saturday morning in what officials are calling a “suspicious” death, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.

The 28-year-old man was involved in a physical altercation at a tavern before being discovered around 8:30 a.m. in the apartment off Washburn Road, the sheriff’s office said. The man got in an altercation with another man late Friday night or early Saturday either inside Kurt’s Never Inn, 26 N. Main St., or outside of the establishment, according to the sheriff’s office.

A person of interest was in custody at the Dane County Jail on a probation hold Sunday. Anyone who witnessed the altercation is asked to contact

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