Yreka Police Declare Another Homicide


YREKA, Calif. — The Yreka Police Department is ruling a body found near North Yreka Creek a homicide.

Officials received a report of the dead body from three people in the area Tuesday. The body was found near the 1000 block of Deer Creek Way. Residents are encouraged to not go into the Yreka Creek area alone.

This is the second body found in the last six months.  Last November Christopher Schafer’s body was found and that case was ruled a homicide as well. Yreka Police are working with the Department of Justice as well as the FBI on these cases.

If you know any information regarding this investigation you are strongly urged to contact police immediately at 530-841-2300.