UPDATE: Man Fatally Stabbed in Arcata Identified



The Arcata Police Department has identified Arcata resident Brandon Matthew Watson, 27, as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of Peter Samuel Triantos on Thursday. Watson remains at-large and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.


The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who was fatally stabbed in Arcata as Peter Samuel Triantos. He was 26.

Triantos, a native of Alabama who was living in Eureka, was found severely injured near the intersection of H and Ninth streets in Arcata at about 1:40 a.m. Thursday. He died after being taken to Mad River Community Hospital.

Triantos was able to give a brief statement to police before he died, according to a Times-Standard report. No arrests in his death have been announced.
Read the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office release below:
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a homicide occurring in Arcata on Oct. 25, 2018 as that of 26-year-old Peter Samuel Triantos. Triantos is an Alabama native, who was residing in Eureka at the time of his death.
Trianto’s autopsy has been scheduled for Oct. 27, 2018.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Arcata Police Department at (707) 822-2428.

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