The following is a press release issued by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office:
On October 30, 2020 at approximately 1:30 pm, it was reported to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center that a body had been discovered in the Trinity River near the area of Del Loma, CA.
Trinity County Deputies, Search and Rescue members and Fire personnel were dispatched to the area. At that time, the body of a deceased individual was located and removed from the river.
During the course of the investigation, the deceased was identified as Alec Hurst. Hurst’s vehicle was also located in the area, as were a variety of fishing and personal items, all linked to Hurst, which had been on the banks of the river.
Hurst’s family has been notified. Although this incident remains under review, nothing suspicious has presented itself.
Alec Hurst, DOB: 06/22/1985, of Weaverville and Fort Bragg
- Trinity County Sheriff’s Office
- Trinity County Search and Rescue
- United States Forest Service
- Down River Fire
- Hawkins Bar Fire
- California Highway Patrol