Body Found at the mouth of the Eel River

Humboldt County, Ca., (KIEM)- An active investigation is underway after a body was found at the mouth of the Eel River at about 12:11 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Beach near the South Jetty where a man’s body was found around 12:11 p.m. Saturday

Sheriff’s Deputies and a Warden with the Department of Fish and Wildlife responded to the south end of the South Jetty. They found a the body of a man, and the coroner was called to the scene. So far, the person’s identity is unknown to investigators.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding 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.