Human remains discovered in Humboldt County

Aug 2, 2014 5:08 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

At 11:00 p.m. Friday August First,the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was contacted by members of the Petrolia Fire Department reporting that they had discovered human remains on the River bar in the Petrolia area.
Deputies responded and confirmed the remains were human.
Detectives along with members of the Department of Justice responded to recover the body.
The age, sex, and identity of the body are unknown at this time along with the cause of death.
Anyone with information 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


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