Here’s what we know: The CHP was, in fact, investigating a Hoopa connection to the vehicle involved in this morning’s hit-and-run.

CHP Public Information Officer Chase Adams tells the Lost Coast Outpost that he cannot speak to what the CHP was investigating in the below case, as it is still sensitive information. 

(More, including pictures of the scene, at the Two Rivers Tribune.)

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 09-27-2012, 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, 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 Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.