Coroner Investigating Possible Double Suicide
The following is press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:
On 06-03-2015 around 11:33 AM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a remote property in the area northeast of Potter Valley, near the Lake County line, on Dashiell Ranch Road. The reporting party called to report that two male subjects on the property had committed suicide.
Deputies arrived on scene and located two deceased adult males. Witnesses indicated the two men had committed suicide. Deputies initiated an investigation and spoke to several persons at the scene.
An autopsy has been scheduled in both cases and the cause and manner of death is currently under investigation.
The names of the decedents are not being released at this time as the next of kin has not been notified.
The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office said the men were 21 years old and 50 years old.