Missing Man Found Dead in McKinleyville


Humboldt County Sheriff's Office - FILE
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Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call at the 1500 block of Hiller Road in McKinleyville this afternoon after receiving a report of a dead body in a field. The body was subsequently identified as that of Demetrious Gabriel Goodwin, 44, who was reported missing June 17. Foul play is not suspected, according to the sheriff's office.

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On June 22, 2018, at about 12:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1500 block of Hiller Road in McKinleyville for the report of a body found in a field.

The body has been identified as that of 44-year-old Demetrious Gabriel Goodwin. Goodwin was reported missing on June 17 after he failed to meet family members at a pre-scheduled time on June 15. A family member checking areas known to be frequently traveled through or inhabited by transients discovered Goodwin’s body in the field among heavy brush.

Goodwin’s autopsy is scheduled for early next week. Foul play is not suspected.

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