On 08-10-19, at about 12:10 AM, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a disturbance on the 1100 block of Boss Rd., in McKinleyville. It was reported that a male subject may have been stabbed during the incident. It was also reported that a male subject was on the ground and unresponsive.Updated HCSO release:
Deputies were familiar with the residence, and some of the involved individuals, as there have been repeated calls for service at that location in the recent past.
Deputies arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male on the sidewalk. Lifesaving efforts were started and the subject was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and began conducting an investigation. Deputies later arrested Brian Leiteritz, age 40, of McKinleyville. He was charged with murder and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility.
The investigation is ongoing. Updates may follow if new information is developed.
On 08-10-19, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a reported stabbing that occurred on the 1100 block of Boss Rd. in McKinleyville, in which a male died.
The decedent has been identified as Dylon T. Liakos, age 30, of Rohnert Park, Ca.
The Criminal Investigations Division is still actively investigating the case.
Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.