Body of a Willow Creek man found in Klamath River


The body of a Willow Creek man found in the Klamath River Tuesday night.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a fisherman who had found a body floating 10 miles west of Weitchpec in the Young’s Bar area.

The body was identified as 61-year-old, James Etzkorn of Willow Creek.

The sheriff’s office says there are no signs of foul play.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office asks for anyone with any information related to the investigation into Etzkorn’s death to call 707-445-7242.

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