Information released from the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office, Feb. 7, 2011:
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 Michael Adam Shinsky, 24 and transient. Shinsky is not a suspect in the case. However, detectives believe Shinsky may have information regarding the case. Shinsky is known to stay in the Garberville area, although he may have traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area. He is 6’ tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Michael Shinsky 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.
Witness Sought, Michael Shinsky: