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Police investigate homicide in Arcata

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ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department is looking for witnesses of a homicide. Police say the incident happened early Monday morning before 1:30 a.m. Officers received a report of a man lying in the road near the intersection of 12th and H street in Arcata. Upon arrival, they found a white male adult that appeared to have been stabbed. The man was not breathing, and officers began CPR. The victim was taken to Mad River Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police have not released the name of the victim. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Arcata Police at 822-2428.