Authorities discovered a decomposed body in Willowbrook Creek in Petaluma Thursday.
The Petaluma Police Department said a caller reported the body just after 2 p.m., and officers responded and found a body near the 5400 block of Old Redwood Highway. The body appears to have been there for "several days," according to a police department press release.
The county coroner's office removed the body a short time later.
"An autopsy will be done to help identify the body and possibly determine a cause of death," the Petaluma Police Department press release stated. "Detectives will be reviewing any local open missing person cases and contacting people who may frequent the area."
Police are asking anyone with information on the case "to call the Petaluma Police Department at 707-778-4372. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call PPD Crime Tips at 707- 781-1200 or email@example.com."