Another Man Arrested in 2015 Death of Man in Garberville
A man has been arrested in connection with the afternoon death of Khanh Lam on July 18, 2015. The 37-year-old Asian male had been in an argument with a woman. He allegedly attempted to remove her child from her custody. According to a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at that time,
At some point during the argument (4) four males subjects confronted Lam. According to the witnesses Lam took off running and the (4) male subjects, along with their dogs started to pursue Lam on foot. At some point during this incident it was reported by a witness that Lam possibly fell while he was running and received a head injury from falling to the ground. When witnesses found Lam lying on the ground unconscious they dialed 9-1-1.
One man was arrested last August in connection with Lam’s death. Now another has been arrested. Here is the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s press release
This is a press release from the Humboldt 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 Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 39 year old William Lamar Hinson was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for the murder of 37 year old Khanh Lam. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Investigators determined Hinson was an additional suspect and a Ramey warrant was issued in September 2016 for the immediate arrest of Hinson.
Hinson was located in Florida by the U.S. Marshals Service on November 4, 2016. He was later transferred to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on January 18, 2017. His bail was set at $1,000,000.
This case is still under investigation. If anyone has information in regards to this case, please contact Investigator Turner at 707-268-3642.
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