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Fraud investigation leads to body

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OROVILLE — An Oroville man who led investigators to his father’s remote gravesite near Oroville told police he was relieved that what happened five years ago is now out in the open.

After three days of digging, detectives unearthed remains on Sunday they believe are those of Bruce E. Thompson, buried by his son, Kenneth C. Thompson, 52.

If the younger Thompson is telling the truth, his father — who was then 66 — was dying from cancer and refused…

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