Coroner Says Reported Homicide at Buck Mountain Actually Tragic Fall
According to Lt. Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, yesterday there was a reported homicide at a residence in the Bucks Mountain area. However, when the coroner arrived at the rural home, he discovered that the death was the result of a tragic accidental fall.
“The reporting party thought it was a murder,” Hanson said. “Medical staged waiting for law enforcement.”
Hanson said that the man had fallen at least half a day before he was discovered by family members.