From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Friday, March 8, 2019 at approximately 12:50 pm, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the report of a deceased body at Big Lagoon State Park. Deputies along with officers from the California State Parks arrived on scene and located a severely decomposed body on the beach approximately 4 miles north of the main parking lot. Sheriff Detectives and the Coroner’s Office arrived on scene and the body was retrieved. This investigation is currently ongoing.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707)445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.