You ever find yourself way off the beaten path in the Humboldt backcountry, thinking “I’m totally going to find a body here”? Relax. Most times, you don’t find a body.
This time on Deep Web, we revisit the Humboldt section of reddit, where redditor/bigfoot enthusiast ‘snowhorse 420’ compiled a sobering list of corpse discoveries and other morbidities.Go deep on those links, via /u/snowhorse420:
- Oct. 15, 2014: Human Remains Eaten by Bear in Southern Humboldt
- Oct. 18, 2014: Suspicious Death Being Investigated; Decomposed Body Found Near Garberville
- Aug. 13, 2014: Law Enforcement at Cuneo Creek Today Researching Human Remains Found This Weekend
- July 13, 2014: Skeletal Remains Found in River Near Burr Valley Road
- April 7, 2014: Burnt Human Remains Discovered in Cabin Near Bridgeville
- Aug. 2, 2014: Human Remains Found by Petrolia Fire Department Last Night
- Dec. 17, 2013: Humboldt County Coroner IDs Remains of Garret Rodriguez
- June 18, 2014: SUV Containing Deceased Driver Pulled Out of Freshwater Lagoon, Accident Thought To Have Occurred Over a Year Ago
- July 11, 2013: Answer to Whereabouts of Missing Eureka Man May Lie with Skeletal Remains Found July 9th off of 299
- Sept. 25, 2013: Skeletal Remains Found Today in Leggett Creekbed
- Oct. 31, 2012: Skeleton in Sneakers Excavated on Halloween Day
- December 20, 2011: Boys Find Human Skull in Arcata
- June 18, 2009: Grave Matters: A brief history of the desecration of Native American cemeteries in Humboldt County
- 02/20/2008: Deputy Coroner: Skull, remains may be identified soon
- 09/19/2008: Former HSU professor hints about wife’s death (submitted by u/bookchaser)
- 1998: He was arrested after he walked into the Humboldt County Sherrif Department in Eureka, California in November 1998 with a woman’s severed breast in his pocket. He confessed to having killed four women, and is thought to have killed others.
- 1860: The Indian Island Massacre: An Investigation Of The Events Th at Precipitated The Wiyot Murders
This manifest is probably incomplete, so add your own links in the comment section.
And also, what does it all mean? Doesn’t this seem like a lot of skeletons? (And hey, commenters: consider that the deceased may have family members reading this.)
Lastly, if you like seeing local reenactors explain who populates our local cemeteries and how they got there, check this link from Archive.org [h/t the_arcatan].
Next time on Deep Web: the worst bargains on Humboldt Craigslist. Send your example[s] of delusionally optimistic sellers to firstname.lastname@example.org.