Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 10-22-2019, members of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Special Services Division and Search and Rescue Posse conducted a search of an area near the 3000 block of Sawmill Rd., in Garberville.  The search was conducted as part of a missing persons investigation involving a male subject, Kevin Exum, who had previously gone missing from the property.  During the search a deceased person was located. The Coroner’s Division has identified the decedent as Kevin Exum, age 60.

The case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about 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.