The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has positively identified human remains discovered in the Bridgeville area as that of local missing woman Patricia Ribeiro.
On November 11, 2022, at about 1:10 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center received a call regarding skeletal remains found by a resident near a private road located off of Highway 36 Milepost Marker 31.5. Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies and a deputy coroner responded to the scene and recovered the remains.
Foul play is not suspected at this time. An external examination of the remains is scheduled for Thursday, November 17.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office extends our deepest sympathies to Ribeiro’s family during this difficult time.
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