On Sept. 1, 2021, at approximately 6:56 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Elk River Road and Herrick Avenue for the report of a man possibly in need of medical aid. Upon arrival to the area, deputies located a deceased male adult. The man’s cause of death is still under investigation and is considered suspicious at this time. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Division is investigating this case. Further information will be released when available and appropriate. 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.