The Humboldt County Coronerís Office has identified the remains found near Whitethorn last Sunday, May 28, 2006. The decedent wad identified as Scott A. Gavril (who also used the name Jaimo Cedars). Mr. Gavril was 35 years old and a resident of Whitethorn. Mr. Gavril had been reported missing on January 19, 2006; he was reportedly last seen on December 25, 2005.
The cause of death has not been determined yet and the investigation is ongoing.