[UPDATE 11:12 a.m.] EPD and Coroner Investigating Body Located Near Northbound 101 in North Eureka
Investigators at the scene. [All photos by Lauren Johnson taken from 6th Street in Eureka]
Multiple law enforcement and a coroner’s vehicle are recovering a body found by Hwy 101 northbound out of Eureka. According to one witness, “There are about six to eight police cars on the side of 101 North just before the 6th Street exit by Harley Davidson….There were cops and an evidence tech taking pictures.”
We’ve requested more information from Eureka Police.
Officers appear to be searching for evidence.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 9:54 a.m.:
According to the North Coast Journal, Eureka Police Capt. Brian Stephens told them that his department was responding to a “suspicious circumstance call.”
UPDATE 11:12 a.m.:
The death investigation continues even though the rain keeps falling hard. [All photos below by Mark McKenna]
Even in the rain, officers are still investigating. They called for a Humboldt Bay Fire ladder truck in order to overhead photos of the scene.Mark McKenna sends us these photos from the site of the death investigation.
A ladder fire truck provides a platform for taking photos.
UPDATE: Man Found Dead Today May Have Been Struck by a Vehicle Yesterday About 7 p.m.