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Mendocino Sheriff and FBI Hosting Press Conference Regarding Disappearance of Covelo’s Khadijah Britton on Friday

The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:

Khadijah Britton [Picture from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office’s website]

Mendocino County Sheriff Matthew Kendall, in corroboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), will be hosting a “Facebook Live” announcement on Friday February 5, 2021 at 11:30 A.M.

This virtual event is being held regarding the disappearance of Khadijah Britton of the Round Valley Indian Tribes. Khadijah disappeared 3 years ago in Covelo, CA and the investigation remains active and unsolved. Sheriff Matthew Kendall and Scott Schelble, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Violent Crime in the San Francisco Division of the FBI, will be present during this virtual livestream event.

Updates to the status of this ongoing investigation will be provided during this live event, hoping to encourage a renewed effort to seek information from the public about this case.

As time permits during this virtual event, the Sheriff’s Office intends on answering questions from the Facebook livestream chat.

Anyone interested in watching this Facebook livestream event can do so by visiting the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page at the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/MendocinoSheriff/

This event is being held in a virtual format to comply with current COVID-19 regulations, local public health orders, and social distancing protocols. Due to these circumstances, members from the public and press will not be able to attend this event in person.

Members of the media can contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officers if they have inquiries that are not addressed during the virtual Facebook livestream announcement.

Public Information Officer Contact Information:

Captain Gregory L. Van Patten – vanpatg@mendocinocounty.org

Lieutenant Quincy Cromer – cromerq@mendocinocounty.org

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