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Date Released: 9/15/2009
Subject: Hoopa Death Investigation - Update
Contact: Brenda Godsey, PIO
Case No#: 200906089
Released By: Brenda Godsey

Location: Hoopa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives are continuing their investigation into the murder of man in Hoopa last week. The victim has been identified through fingerprints as 30-year-old Nicholas Adam Montoya, originally of Bakersfield. An autopsy is scheduled for this evening.

Anyone with information about his case should call Detective Steve Quenell or Detective Rich Schlesiger at (707) 445-7251.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available and appropriate.