The Sheriff’s Office has released additional information on a suspicious death that occurred last week near Dinsmore. The incident is now being investigated as a homicide: 


10-06-17 at about 1230 am deputies were dispatched to the report of a possible homicide in the Buck Mountain area. Upon arrival they located 68 year old victim Richard Dennis Falk deceased outside his residence. An autopsy was performed today which concluded that Falk had died of gunshot wounds. This case is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445- 7251.

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PREVIOUSLY, 10/6: From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:


On Friday Oct. 6 just after midnight the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received information that a 68 year old male was found deceased at his residence in the Buck Mountain area of Dinsmore. The decedent was found in the yard area of the residence. The death is deemed suspicious and is being investigated as a possible homicide. Members of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office are currently on scene at this time conducting the investigation.

If anyone has information in regards to this possible crime, please contact Sheriff’s Detective Hicks at (707) 445-7251.