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Alderpoint homicide suspect at large

ALDERPOINT- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has named the suspect of Friday's homicide in Alderpoint as 30-year-old Matthew Aaron Brown.

Brown is described as armed and dangerous, he is a white, male adult, 5’-11” in height, weight 200 pounds, with a shaved head and blue eyes. Lt. Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said it is believed he is still in the Alderpoint area.

The victim, Neal Eugene Decker, 49, died after he was allegedly shot by Brown in the chest. Hanson said the two were in a fight over personal property and said he does not believe it was drug related.

This is the third homicide in the area of Rancho Sequoia within two years. Hanson said locals call the area Murder Mountain.