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Deceased Woman Found in Hoopa Home

Details Scant: One Report Indicates Suspected Homicide

 

Updated Below:  Vehicle Connected to the Bayside Hit and Run Accident?

 

Staff Report
Humboldt Sentinel

 

This just in from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

This morning, September 27 at approximately 10:30 a.m., a California Highway Patrol officer conducting a follow up investigation discovered a deceased female in a residence on Little Moon Lane in Hoopa.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Hoopa Tribal Police responded to, and took custody of, the scene.  Sheriff’s detectives were notified and also responded to the residence.

At 2:50 p.m., a search warrant was issued by the Humboldt County Superior Court and detectives entered the residence.  Further news releases will be made as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information for the Sheriffs 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.

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Update:  The Two Rivers Tribune posted a brief story on this incident.

The TRT is indicating this is a suspected homicide following discovery of the victim by a relative.  They say it may– or may not– be connected to the Bayside/Myrtle Avenue fatal hit and run that happened earlier this morning.

 

Update II: Here is what the Sentinel can determine from the CHP logs today:

At 5:45 a.m. this morning a CHP unit was enroute to the Bayside/Myrtle Avenue accident scene, locating three hit-and-run victims at 5:51 a.m.  The driver and the vehicle, a 2005 Kia Spectra, had previously fled the scene.

At 5:58 a.m., the Eureka Police Department contacted, or was contacted, regarding the suspect’s vehicle information.  The vehicle was found on California Street in Eureka by EPD.

At 7:39 a.m., the CHP was requested to go to the Hoopa Tribal Police to ‘ascertain the registered owner’s address and ascertain who was driving the vehicle.’

At approximately around or before 10:30 a.m., the CHP discovered the deceased Hoopa woman in her home; other agencies responded.  The Humboldt County Sheriff’s office and Hoopa Valley Tribal Police took control and custody of the scene.

For the record, both CHP and police “have not confirmed or denied a connection between the suspected homicide in Hoopa and the hit and run in Bayside” this morning.

(Posted by Skippy Massey)

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