HCSO Names Homicide Suspect – November 21, 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Dorothy Ulrich. Photo courtesy HCSO

HCSO Press Release

HUMBOLDT – On Tuesday, Nov. 20, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office concluded a majority of the death investigation of Dorothy Evelyn Ulrich, 47, of Hoopa.

Investigators determined that Ulrich was the victim of a homicide, and suspect Jason Anthony Warren, 28, a transient, is responsible for her homicide. Based upon their investigation, Sheriff’s detectives believe Ulrich was killed during the early morning hours of Sept. 27, 2012.

A silver Kia Spectra was stolen from Hoopa shortly after Ulrich’s death. Subsequently, the Silver Kia Spectra was recovered by the Eureka Police Department in the City of Eureka on Sept. 27.

Jason Warren

Jason Warren

The Sheriff’s Office has submitted its case to the Humboldt County District Attorneys Office today, along with a Declaration in Support of an Arrest Warrant, requesting charges of homicide and auto theft be filed against Warren.

Jason Warren is currently in custody at San Quentin State Prison on an unrelated charge.

Warren is also suspected in the fatal hit-and-run collision on Myrtle Avenue which left two women seriously injured and one dead. The California Highway Patrol is handling that investigation, with charges expected soon.