Dead body identified as missing Arcata man

ARCATA – A dead body found in Arcata yesterday has been identified as 55-year-old Randy Markin of Arcata. Markin was reported missing to the Arcata Police Department on October 24, 2014 (view story here). His body was located around 12:30 p.m. by an Arcata park ranger near Janes Creek close to Westwood Court.

The Arcata Police Department along with the Coroners office are working to determine the cause of death and will perform an autopsy on Friday.