UPDATE: Authorities identify victim in Siskiyou suspicious death

Dec 31, 2015 7:47 PM by News Staff

Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office identified the victim involved in Tuesday evening's homicide as 48-year old Kristopher McCraw of Happy Camp.

Sheriffs responded to a report of a dead body in a residence on the 900 block of Curly Jack Road in Happy Camp. Sheriff sergeant located McCraw in the residence. An initial survey of the scene led investigators to believe that he was murdered.

Forensic technicians spent the night processing the scene and gathering evidence for the further investigation.

Sheriff Jon Lopey said they are withholding any decisions until the investigations has run its course.

“At this time, the SCSO’s Major Crimes’ Unit is developing investigative leads, analyzing results of the crime scene investigation, and awaiting the results of a forensic autopsy, which is scheduled to be conducted within the next day or two,” he said.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office 24-hour Dispatch Center at (530) 841-2900.


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