A man whose body was found off a roadway in Auburn on Monday morning has been identified by police as Larry Colvin, 33, of San Francisco.
Detective Dustin McLaughlin said Colvin died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, and the case is being investigated as a homicide. Police have not determined why Colvin was in Auburn.
McLaughlin said few details are currently being released because of the continuing investigation.
Police received a call about 9:20 a.m. Monday from a resident who reported seeing what appeared to be a body off to the side of the road in the 100 block of Park Street. Officers responded and found Colvin, who was dead.
McLaughlin said the time of death has not been determined.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call McLaughlin at (530) 823-4237, ext. 221.