Remains Found on Beach in March Identified


Remains found on a Big Lagoon State Park beach in March have been identified as those of a 46-year-old Alabama man, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

While a sheriff’s office release states that the cause of Timothy Jason Moore’s death is unknown, “foul play is not suspected.”

Few other details, including why Moore was in Humboldt County, were released.

Read the HCSO release below:

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified skeletal remains located at Big Lagoon State Park on March 8, 2019, as that of 46-year-old Timothy Jason Moore of Alabama. Foul play is not suspected in Moore’s death; however, his cause of death is unknown at this time.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the California Department of Justice and the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama, for their assistance in identifying Moore’s remains, in addition to California State Parks, the U.S. National Park Service, and Humboldt State University’s Anthropology Department for their assistance with this case.

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