Search & Rescue – Leggett Incident UPDATE

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Press Release:

On 04-13-2018 at approximately 10:45 AM searchers located the deceased body of an adult female approximately 7 miles north of the reported crash site (Eel River flows in a northern direction).

The body was found on exposed terrain which appeared to have covered by the Eel River within the last few days as a result of a recent weather storm which brought heavy rain to the area.

Identification of the body is pending at this time and an autopsy is anticipated to be conducted on 04-17-2018.

Searchers are continuing to search for the missing family members and their vehicle which is believed to still be submerged somewhere in the Eel River.

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