Murder victim Spencer Richard Hodgson

Reward offered in Siskiyou County homicide investigation

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – Police in northern California have announced a reward for more information about a local homicide investigation.

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said on April 8, a man’s body was found in a ravine northwest of Yreka near the Klamath River.

Deputies were able to identify the man as 31-year-old Spencer Richard Hodgson.

After an autopsy, investigators concluded Hodgson died from gunshot wounds.

The sheriff’s office said even though the case is considered a homicide, there doesn’t appear to be any danger to the public.

On September 27, deputies announced a reward of up to $50,000 for additional information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.

Tipsters are encouraged to call 530-842-8318 and refer to case number 1-19-0547.

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