[Located] Sheriff’s Office Asking Public for Help Finding Next of Kin for Inmate Who Died Unexpectedly

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department:

Humboldt County Coroner’s have identified the inmate who died on Tuesday, December 13th as 44 year old Thomas Robert Smith. The cause of death is pending toxicology reports.
Coroners have been unable to locate next of kin. Smith may have family in the Seattle area. If anyone has contact information for any next of kin, please contact the Coroner’s Office at 707-445-7242.

UPDATE Tuesday, December 27: The Sheriff’s Office reports that the father has been contacted.
Earlier Chapter: Humboldt County Inmate Dies in Custody



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