Body Found January 2017 Identified as Man Missing From Alderpoint Area
Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department:
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a man discovered on the South Jetty beach on Jan. 6, 2017.
The body has been identified as missing person Mitchell G. Hernandez. Hernandez was reported missing to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 23, 2016. He was last seen in the Alderpoint area on Nov. 20, 2016. Hernandez was 47 years old at the time he went missing.
Hernandez’s cause of death was determined to be consistent with drowning.