Sacto 9-1-1
January 14, 2013
Woodland police investigate death of man found on roadside

Woodland police are investigating the death of a man who was found lying under blankets near a freeway overpass this morning.

Police responded to the area of East Main Street near the Interstate 5 overpass about 10:44 a.m. after receiving a report of an unresponsive person lying on the north side of the road. Officers and medical personnel found a man who was dead. He was covered in blankets and was lying on the dirt near the concrete overpass support structure, according to a police department news release.

Officials said it was not known how long the man had been dead or the cause of death, but they said the circumstances did not appear to be suspicious.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to call the Woodland Police Department at (530) 661-2411.

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