Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Detectives Investigating ‘Suspicious Death’ at Ukiah Apartment Complex This Evening

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What initially was reported as a medical aid call to Ukiah’s Willow Terrace Apartments on East Gobbi Street has proven to be a “suspicious death”, as per Ukiah Police Department’s Lieutenant Andrew Phillips. 

Lieutenant Phillips could not provide any information regarding the decedent, suspects, or the nature of the incident due to the ongoing nature of the investigation. He did tell us UPD became involved in the situation around 1:30 this afternoon after officers were called to the scene of a medical call that paramedics thought “suspicious.”

A review of scanner traffic from the time referenced by Lieutenant Phillips confirms around 1:10 p.m., scanner traffic medical personnel were called on an echo response to the apartment complex, code for imminent death. CPR was reportedly in progress.

Detectives are actively investigating and have cordoned off a small section of the apartment complex on 237 East Gobbi Street while they process the scene. 

Lieutenant Phillips told us that detectives will secure the area overnight as they wait for Department of Justice investigators to assist in the processing of the scene tomorrow.

More information regarding the incident will be released tomorrow, Lieutenant Phillips said.  

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12 COMMENTS

  1. A man was shot and killed in VA parking lot on Feb 7 2020 and there was no police report, no crime scene tape. Less than 200 feet from a day care center. But that was not suspicious. Crime scene was quickly sanitized and local news only said, “coroner incident, Kings Way, Ukiah”
    I still wait for local news to say something about this cover up of gunshot death.

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