On 10-23-2019, at about 7:00 AM,
the Sheriff’s Office conducted follow up on a previous report of a missing person near the 3000 block of Sawmill Rd. in Garberville.
Deputies from the Special Services
Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and members of the Sheriff’s Search
and Rescue Posse responded to the area of Sawmill Rd. in
Garberville to conduct a search for the missing person.
It had previously been reported that a male subject had left the residence on
foot and had not returned.
While conducting a search of the
area, Deputies located the male subject who was deceased.
The investigation is ongoing. Further information may be released as the investigation progresses.
Anyone with information about this
case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at
(707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.