The bodies of two women were found along the same stretch of highway just four days apart. Investigators say the deaths are “suspicious.”
Amber Dillon’s death. 33. and Alyssa Mae Sawdey, 22, are being investigated by the sheriff’s office in the counties in which they were found.
However, it is not believed that the deaths are related.
Dillon’s body was found January 7 after someone stopped a California Highway Patrol agent to report a body found near Highway 101.
The body was found “in a remote area off the highway in a field,” according to Sonoma County sheriff representatives. Dillon’s name was released on January 11.
Sawdey was found after a motorist reported “an unresponsive person near the roadway” to 911 on January 11. She was found near Parducci Road and Christy Lane, an area with warehouses.
Representatives for the Mendocino County Sheriff said they “found a deceased adult female who was later identified as Alyssa Mae Sawdey.” Her death has been deemed suspicious.
The sheriff’s office said a forensic examination was carried out on January 12 but the results would not be released “for several weeks”.
In a post on Facebook About the discovery of Dillon’s body, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said: “We understand that there is a great deal of public interest in this case and speculations are being shared on social media. “.
They added that the digital priority was “to find out how and why Mrs. Dillion died.”
Sheriff Matt Kendall assured the community that no serial killer has been released.
“[I]If I thought we had a serial killer out there, the public would be the first to know,” he said.
After Sawdey’s body was found, Mendocino County Sheriff Greg Van Patten said, “At this point in the investigation, there is no indication that her death was related.”
Both Sheriff’s offices are asking the public to contact them if they have any information regarding the death of either woman.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17356441/two-womens-bodies-found-california-highway/ The bodies of two women were found along the same stretch of motorway just four days apart as police said the death was ‘suspicious’