Fatality at logging site in Siskiyou County

Siskiyou County, Calif. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Officer responded to a report of man killed at a logging site in a rural area between Seiad Valley and Happy Camp on September 23 around 2:00 Friday afternoon.

The man, identified by deputies as 69-year-old Edward Heinecke, was pronounced dead at the scene.

SCSO said an autopsy is being conducted, which is common in these types of investigations.

Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kelly Giordano wrote, “On behalf of Sheriff Lopey and our Department, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Heinecke family.”

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