Jaymie Ritchey's Death Ruled Accidental


Jaymie Ritchey, a woman whose disappearance was the cause of grief and speculation for many in Southern Humboldt was last seen alive October 20th.  Then her body was found November 12th between Garberville and Redway. A press release by the Humboldt Sheriff’s Office says that the cause of her death was accidental.  It states,

On 11-16-2011 at about 1000 hours an autopsy was conducted, regarding the death on Jaymie Christine Ritchey age 41 from Redway. The results of the autopsy showed that Ritchey died from blunt force trauma due to a fall. Ritchey’s death has been ruled an accident by the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office.



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