On Thursday, January 21, 2016 at about 10:15 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible dead body along the 7000 block of Alderpoint Road, Garberville. The reporting party was walking their dog when they noticed the body. The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and the Coroner’s Office responded. The decedent did not have identification on him and a fingerprint test was conducted to determine identification. It will be 3-10 days before the results are in. The male had been deceased for 24 to 48 hours.
This incident is currently under investigation.
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.