Victim in Orick Stabbing Succumbs to Injuries; Suspect Detained
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
The Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received the call for service just after 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 for a 35-year-old male stabbing victim. The suspect reportedly fled the scene southbound.
Officers with California State Parks and the California Highway Patrol assisted in the response. State Parks officers performed life-saving efforts on the victim while medical was en route. The victim later succumbed to his injuries.
A CHP officer located and detained the suspect on Hansen St. in Orick.
This incident is still under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the
Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.