PREVIOUSLY: Eureka Police Investigating Brutal Early Morning Assault

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Eureka Police Department press release: 


The victim of the September 26, 2019 assault near the 400 block of Third Street passed away on October 8 as a result of the injuries received during the assault. This is now an active homicide investigation.

The next of kin has been notified and the victim has been identified as Brett Keiling (55 of Indiana). An autopsy is scheduled for October 11, 2019.

This is an active investigation and further information will be released as appropriate. Anyone who has information about this crime should contact Sr. Detective Ron Harpham at 707-441-4305 or