On June 18, 2020, at about 1:54 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center received a call regarding a deceased person found by a beachgoer in the area of the Ma-le’l Dunes.
Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies and a deputy coroner responded to the scene and recovered the body from the waveslope utilizing a Sheriff’s side-by-side utility vehicle. The body was in an advanced state of decomposition.
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office is in the process of scheduling an autopsy and identifying the body. More information will be released when available.
Anyone with information about this case 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.