Date: November 18, 2009 From: Brenda Godsey, PIO
Subject: Homicide Investigation Update Cases: 200907665
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of today’s homicide victim. Robert B. Van Alstine, 30 and transient, succumbed to his injuries today at about noon.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public in this investigation. Mr. Van Alstine was a white male adult, about 5’8" tall and weighing 170 pounds. He had long brown hair and green eyes. Mr. Van Alstine had several distinctive tattoos including an "anarchy" symbol on his neck and a vertical stripe over his right eye. Anyone with information about Mr. Van Alstine or this case should call Detective Troy Garey or Sergeant Wayne Hanson at (707) 268-3639.
Additional information regarding this case will be released as it becomes available and appropriate.