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Law enforcement on Tuesday identified Dylan T. Liakos, 30, as the victim in an apparent homicide over the weekend in McKinleyville.

A resident of Rohnert Park in Sonoma County, Liakos was found unresponsive on the 1100 block of Boss Road in McKinleyville early Saturday morning. Responding deputies were unable to revive him on site and he was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Sheriff’s deputies later arrested Brian John Leiteritz, 40, and charged him with murder. Leiteritz is being held at the Humboldt County jail on $1 million bail. His arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

“The Criminal Investigations Division is still actively investigating the case,” the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.

Watch this space for updates. Got a tip? Let us know at reporters@times-standard.com or at 707-441-0500.

PREVIOUSLY: Full Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office release:

On 08-10-19, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a reported stabbing that occurred on the 1100 block of Boss Rd. in McKinleyville, in which a male died.

The decedent has been identified as Dylon T. Liakos, age 30, of Rohnert Park, Ca.

The Criminal Investigations Division is still actively investigating the case.

Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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