Centerville Beach Body Identified

Humboldt COunty Sheriff's OfficePress release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department:

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a man found on February 24, 2018 on Centerville Beach as that of 37-year-old Jeremy Dimitri Vlahos of Eugene, Oregon.

Vlahos was reported missing to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office on March 4, 2018. Wording on the t-shirt Vlahos was wearing when located allowed family to identify him as possibly their missing loved one. Vlahos’ identity was confirmed using DNA.

Vlahos’ cause of death was determined as drowning.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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5 comments

  • So sad but at least now his family has closure

  • I agree with Sour Tangant, it is always sad to fine a deceased person and not know who they are. Pray this will finally bring some closure to the family.

  • Coletta A Hughes

    We all know this beach can be quite deadly, but few outsiders know just how dangerous centerville beach is. There should be warning signs on Centerville Beach for tourist.

  • How many bodys do they gota find on that beach over the years,ALOT.make ya wonder,

  • I appreciate the compassion. We will never know how my son got in the water. Choice, or assisted by his confrontation with person who stole his motorcycle, I hold the thief responsible. “Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord” and since I must have faith in you cradeling my son, I have faith Your justice will prevail.

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