The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. This has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 09-26-23 Sheriff’s Detectives identified the second suspect in this homicide investigation as being Edgar Arteaga Coria who is a 44-year-old male from Gualala, California.
Coria is described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 160-170 pounds, having brown eyes and black hair.
Coria has a tattoo on the left side of his neck and the name “Arteaga” tattooed on the back of his neck. Images of the tattoos and a recent photograph of Coria are attached to this press release.
Coria should be considered as being armed and dangerous and Sheriff’s Detectives have determined that he has fled Mendocino County.
Sheriff’s Detectives are continuing investigations into Coria’s current whereabouts.
Coria should be considered armed and dangerous.
Any sighting of Coria should be reported to the local law enforcement having jurisdiction in association with the location of the sighting.
Anyone with information that may assist Sheriff’s Detectives with this investigation are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 707-463-4086, the Sheriff’s Office Tip-Line at 707-234-2100 or the WeTip Anonymous Crime Reporting Hotline at 800-782-7463.