Ryan Burns / @ 10:27 a.m. / Crime

Man Found Dead of Gunshot Wound Inside Car in Manila Driveway Saturday; Sheriff’s Office Investigating as a Homicide

A GMC truck with New York plates was towed away as evidence Saturday morning. | File photo by John Ferrara.

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From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at approximately 3:16 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1700 block of Victor Blvd, Manila for a report of a subject needing medical aid. Upon arrival, deputies located Mathew Thomas Dix, 27, deceased inside a vehicle in the driveway of a residence. Dix’s cause of death is determined to be from a gunshot wound. Dix’s death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call Investigator Jen Turner at (707) 268-3642 or Investigator Scott Hicks at (707) 268-3645.



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