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Deputies: Man found in Eel River in Redway

Incident is under investigation

REDWAY, Calif. - On Friday, Oct. 6 at around 4:35 p.m., Humboldt County deputies were called out to a report of a body found in the South Fork of the Eel River, north of Redway, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO).

Deputies said upon arrival, a body was found just upstream of the Eel River Bridge near Eel River Conservation Camp #31.

Officials have identified the victim as a 33-year-old man from Garberville, however, are awaiting to notify next of kin before releasing his name.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call HCSO at 707-445-7251.

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