Monday, 17 June 2024

Officials search for possible fatality

LAKE COUNTY – Authorities were searching the area of Lake Pillsbury and Hull Mountain on Thursday on the report of a man who had died near there.


California Highway Patrol incident logs from Wednesday evening reported a possible fatality near Lake Pillsbury.


A Spanish-speaking male told authorities his son had died in the area that morning and he had been walking all day in order to reach help.


Chief Deputy Russ Perdock of the Lake County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that agency was investigating the case.


“We a report there could be a person who passed away in the Hull Mountain area,”
Perdock said.


“We have been up there all day and so far have been unable to locate a person,” Perdock added.”


Perdock said LCSO was using a helicopter to search the area, which would require the search to be suspended after dark.


The investigation is scheduled to continue, he said.


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