The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has positively identified the human remains found on Redwood Grove Rd in Hoopa as 42 year old Arthur Ruiz, III of Hoopa. Ruiz’s remains were identified through DNA analysis.
This is an active investigation. Anyone with information in regards to Ruiz’s death is encouraged to contact Investigator Greg Musson at (707) 268-3643.
On Thursday, January 28, 2016, at about 7:20 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible human remains found on Redwood Grove Rd, Hoopa. Deputies responded and verified the remains as appearing human. The Criminal Investigation Division and Coroner’s Office were called out and are investigating the scene.
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.