FROM THE HUMBOLD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE:

On 07/12/2014 at approximately 4:25 PM, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was contacted by a citizen who reported that they had discovered human remains in the middle of a waterway. The remains were discovered by two citizens while hiking in an area west of Dinsmore off of HWY 36. Detectives from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office along with the Humboldt County Coroner's Office are currently on scene and efforts to recover the body are underway. The age, sex, and identity of the body are unknown at this time along with the cause of death.

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.