Sheriff's Office Upgrades Garberville 'Death Investigation' to 'Homicide Investigation'
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:
On 10-18-2014, the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy on the deceased body located off US 101 near Alderpoint Road, Garberville. The autopsy revealed the body was a male and he died of gunshot wounds. The case is now being investigated as a homicide.
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office is close to identifying the deceased male and upon confirmation and notification of next of kin, will publicly release the identity.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the case. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detective Jennifer Turner is the lead investigator and is requesting anyone with information regarding this homicide to call her at 707-268-3642 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.
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