Hiker at Mattole Beach makes shocking discovery

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A hiker at Mattole Beach, makes a shocking discovery.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s office say a body was found near Petroilia Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities who recovered the body believe the person had been deceased for some time… and so far, they don’t have an ID.

An autopsy will be performed tomorrow.

if you have any information on this case, call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s office.