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The deceased male subject in this case has been positively identified as Eugene Arnold Minikel, age 37 of Redway. This investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office 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.
On Sunday 3-26-2017 at around 7:58 P.M. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call from a female who stated she had just stabbed her boyfriend because he was hitting her. Deputies responded to the incident location in the 1500 block of Steelhead Road in Alderpoint.
Upon arrival, Deputies located a male who was unresponsive. Medical aid was brought on scene where the male was pronounced deceased.
H.C.S.O. Investigators were called and responded to take over the investigation. This case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Investigator Todd Fulton at (707) 268-3646.