Possible witness sought

Press release from Sheriff’s Dept.:


Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man who may hold information regarding the 2008 murder of Reetpaul Rana whose body was found just north of Alderpoint.  Detectives are interested in speaking with Robert Porter, 25 and transient.  Porter is not a suspect in the case.  However, detectives believe Porter may have information regarding the case.  Porter is known to stay in the Garberville area.  Porter may use the nickname “Roots” or something similar.  No other information is known about Porter.


Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Robert Porter is encouraged to call Detective Wayne Hanson at (707) 268-3639.


A suspect in the case, Ryan Carroll, was arrested January 3, 2010.  Carroll is currently awaiting trial.



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