Two Dead and One Arrested for Homicide
This is a press release from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On April 4, 2016 at approximately 11:30pm the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office received a report of suspicious circumstances in Hayfork, CA. When Deputies arrived to investigate the report of suspicious circumstances it was learned that two people had been murdered in the Hayfork area. Investigators have arrested a Jason Brady in connection with the murders.
No further information will be released until families of the victims are notified and Investigators return from the scene.
On April 4, 2016 at approximately 11:30pm the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office received a report of suspicious
circumstances in Hayfork, CA. The reporting party stated they had been contacted by a Jason Brady. Brady had told the reporting party that he (Brady) had killed 2 people at a residence on Carter Gulch Road in Hayfork.
Deputies responded to the residence on Carter Gulch Road and upon arriving at the residence Deputies observed a subject inside the residence. The subject ran out of the back of the residence in attempt to escape.
Deputies pursued and captured the subject identified as Jason Brady a short distance from the residence. Deputies detained Brady and checked the residence where they found 2 deceased bodies. Detectives were contacted and responded to the scene. Investigators interviewed Brady who admitted to killing both victims.
Investigators are still trying to contact the victims’ next of kin and we will not be able to release the victims’ names until that is completed.