As per the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, the body found deceased along Highway 101 near the Mendocino/Sonoma County line was that of Amber Dillon, a 33-year-old Willits woman.
Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sergeant Juan Valencia confirmed her death at this point is considered suspicious and investigators are still actively working the case.
Law enforcement responded to reports of “a possible deceased body” near Highway 101 and Geysers Road on the afternoon of Friday, January 7, 2022. A press release from SCSO explained that around 4:11 pm a community member flagged down a California Highway Patrol Officer informing them of the grisly discovery.
The report prompted Sheriff’s deputies to respond to the scene when they located “a body in a remote area off Highway 101 in a field.” SCSO deployed Violent Crime and Crime Scene detectives to investigate.
Due to the ongoing investigation, no further information regarding the crime could be provided. Sergeant Valencia requests that any members of the public that have information regarding the circumstance call the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 565-2650.