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Rose Avenue homicide suspect arrested, victim identified

Courtney Weaver

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Photo courtesy Butte County Sheriff’s Office

According to a Butte County Sheriff’s Office press release, on March 18, 49-year-old Christopher Warren Swihart was arrested at a local attorney’s office by Butte County detectives for the alleged murder of a Chico woman.

On the morning of March 16, a resident on Rose Avenue was leaving for work when he discovered a woman’s body in his employer’s dump trailer

The woman’s death was deemed a homicide. The victim, according to Butte County Sheriff’s Office, was identified at Cass Jean Edison, 55, of Chico.

It is believed that Swihart and Edison knew each other.

Detectives are currently searching for Swihart’s 1989 primer grey Chevy pick-up truck, which could contain key evidence for the case. The license plate number is 8E28926.

Anyone with information regarding this case should contact detective Ryan Gsell at (530)538-7671.

Courtney Weaver can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.

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