[UPDATE 3:24 p.m.] Man Found Dead by Pedestrian Near Indianola Cutoff
Around 1 p.m. on Monday, a pedestrian walking in the area of the Indianola Cutoff located a body and flagged down a California Highway Patrol officer, according to Samantha Karges, spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department.
Karges said that a Deputy Coroner was called to the scene and found the body of a male who is approximately 61-years-old. “Foul play is not suspected,” Karges explained. “An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.”
UPDATE 3:24 p.m.: Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department:
On March 19, 2018, at about 1 p.m., a pedestrian in the area of northbound Highway 101 and the Indianola Cutoff located a male body in the brush along the highway.
The male is believed to have been in his early 60’s. Foul play is not suspected.
The male’s identity is still under investigation. An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, March 23.