VINTON (CBS13) – Police are investigating after a body was apparently dumped on the side of a freeway in Plumas County.

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office says, back on Saturday afternoon, deputies responded to Highway 70 between Vinton and Chilcoot to investigate a death. A passing driver had reported seeing a dead body on the side of the freeway.

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Detectives have processed the scene for evidence but have not determined a cause of death. They believe the body was recently dumped on the side of the road.

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No identifying details, including the sex age, of the person have been released by detectives.

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Anyone who may have seen suspicious activity along Highway 70 between Chilcoot and Vinton is asked to contact detectives.