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Double Homicide in Arcata

 

28-Year Old Bodhi Tree Taken Into Custody

–NEW UPDATES–

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

Two people, a male and a female, were killed in a house on Eye Street in Arcata early this morning.

Mr. B TreePeople staying at the house said that a suspect, another houseguest, shot the two with a revolver.  Police have one individual in custody, identified as Bodhi Tree, 28-years old, and transient,” according to sources.

The victims have not been identified.  The houseguests at the scene said the female was an 18-year-old high school student.

The female was pronounced dead at the scene, according  to Arcata Police Department Lt. Ryan Peterson.  The male died shortly thereafter at Mad River Community Hospital. 

The names have not yet been released.  The shootings occurred early this morning in close proximity to the Arcata Skate Park, community tennis courts, and Humboldt State University.

This is the official APD statement:

Obadge arcn May 18, 2013, at about 2:00 am, the Arcata Police Department received a 911 telephone call from a residence in the 2400 block of Eye Street.  The caller reported hearing multiple gunshots within the residence.  Upon investigating, the resident found two acquaintances in another room suffering from gunshot wounds.

APD responded along with fire and medical.  A female adult was pronounced dead at the scene. A male adult was transported by ambulance to the Mad River Community Hospital.
 
He was pronounced dead a short time later.
 
The Arcata Police Department is actively investigating and is asking anyone with information to immediately call APD at 822-2424.  At this time, no suspect(s) have been arrested.
 
The identities of the victims are being withheld pending the investigation and notification of victim relatives.

 

Additional links for this fast-moving incident can be found here:

DOUBLE HOMICIDE ON EYE STREET (Update 2)  (Kevin Hoover/Arcata Eye)

Update: Police searching for Arcata double homicide suspect  (Times-Standard)

Suspected Double Homicide in Arcata This Morning (UPDATING)  (Hank Sims/Lost Coast Outpost)

Bodhi Tree, 28, arrested in connection with this morning’s double homicide  (Kevin Hoover/Arcata Eye)

Video of arrest of suspect Bodhi Tree (Andrew Goff)

 

UPDATE:  From the Arcata Police Department, May 18, 2013:

The Arcata Police Department conducted an extensive investigation with a suspect being developed.  The investigation led officers to a residence located in the 200 block of Marilyn Avenue, located in the Sunny Brae area of Arcata.
 
Upon initial contact with the occupants of the residence, the suspect was not located.   A short time later, citizens in the area notified police of a suspicious subject in the 1700 block of Shirley Blvd, a short distance away from the Marilyn Avenue residence.
 
Officers responded and located  Bodhi Tree, 28 years old of Arcata.  Tree was the homicide suspect sought by the police department and he was arrested.
 
Tree was transported to the Humboldt County Jail and booked for two counts of PC 187–Murder.
 
 
Alan MarcetFrom the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office, May 20–  Victims Identified:
 

The Coroner’s Office identified the two people killed in the double homicide Saturday morning in Arcata.  They are:

  • Alan Marcet 27-years old, from Oak Park, Michigan
  • Christina Schwarz 18-years old from Eureka, student at Eureka High SchooChristina Schwarzl

Autopsies pending scheduling of forensic pathologist for analysis.

 

 

UPDATE:  from the Times-Standard, May 24:

BodhiEPD Now Looking at Bodhi Tree as a ‘Person of Interest’ in separate Eureka High School Shooting Last Week

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(Our appreciation goes to Rose of the Watchpaul Blog for her updated links.  Thank you, Rose)

 

7 Responses to “Double Homicide in Arcata”

  1. Dobre says:

    I know youve heard this one, Garbage in, garbage out.

  2. Paul says:

    I haven’t heard that… What garbage u speak of?

    • Paul says:

      I’m figuring u mean there isn’t enough info to make sense of it all… The two amazing Life’s that were taken, were of the most beautiful to have graced this Earth! I will never forget the time I met Alan aka Sunshine. Long Live the Memories!

  3. sewage says:

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not disappoint me just as much as this particular one did. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, however I actually believed you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something that you could possibly fix if you were not too busy searching for attention.

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