Sheriff's Office IDs Man Found Dead on SoHum Road


The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man whose body was found on Bell Springs Road in Southern Humboldt earlier this month as Ricardo Galvez-Calleja of Mexico. He was 54.

According to a release, an autopsy conducted on Sept. 8 did not determine an immediate cause of death. The case remains under investigation and officials are asking anyone who knew Galvez-Calleja or may have information about his death to contact the sheriff’s office.

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Read the release from the HCSO below:
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a man located deceased on Bell Springs Road September 2 as that of 54-year-old Ricardo Galvez-Calleja of Mexico.

An autopsy of Galvez-Calleja’s body was conducted on September 8. No immediate cause of death was observed and an official cause of death is pending further analysis. This case is under investigation. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Investigators ask that anyone who may have known or was associated with Galvez-Calleja while he was in Humboldt County to please contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.

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