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New information on dead body found in Arcata

ARCATA - A dead body was found this afternoon in Arcata and is that of a middle aged male. The body was located around 12:30 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. An autopsy will be performed on Friday. The Coroner’s Office said it will release the name tomorrow.