The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office said Jadianna Larsen, 6, died as the result of blunt force trauma to the head. Larsen’s death has been ruled a homicide.
Prosecutors say that the mother of the suspect in the death of 6-year-old Jadianna Larsen is also facing criminal charges.
Glenn County Sheriff’s deputies said the body was found at around 10:30 a.m. by the Artois Volunteer Fire Department when they were putting out a grass fire around County Road D and County Road 33.
A CHP investigation into a 2014 crash involving a tour bus and a FedEx truck in Orland has concluded the driver was at fault and that roadway conditions and mechanical failures of the truck did not contribute to the crash.
A series of tornado warnings held far Northern California captive for most of Saturday evening.
The National Weather Service has rated the tornado that touched down in Glenn County Wednesday as an EF1.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a third tornado touched down in Northern California earlier this week when a storm ripped through Glenn and Butte counties causing millions in damage.
A series of twisters largely avoided populated areas near Chico on Wednesday afternoon, but a number of farmers are dealing with a serious economic blow from the unexpected weather phenomenon.
Troy D. sent in this photo of a tornado near Ord bend in Butte County.