PREVIOUSLY: Eureka Police Issue Statement on Dead Woman Found at Samoa Recycling Center

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Eureka Police Department press release:

On January 5, 2023, the Eureka Police Department was notified that a deceased female was located amongst recycling that had been transferred to the Samoa Resource Recovery Center on Vance Avenue by a Recology truck.

As part of the investigation, an autopsy was performed. The cause of death has been determined to be accidental and there is no suspicion of foul play. Next of kin has been notified and the female decedent has been identified as Jestine Green, 57 of Eureka.

If you or anyone you know needs overnight shelter, the following resources are available. These shelters continually have space available. Additional resources are attached.

  • Family Shelter | 107 3rd Street | 707.443.5016
  • Eureka Rescue Mission | 110 2nd Street, Eureka | 707.443.4551
  • Emergency Winter Shelter Program | 35 W. 3rd Street | To access, show up at Family Shelter (107 3rd Street) by 6:30pm