Friday, January 3, 2014

Suspect Gary Lee Bullock, accused of murdering Rev. Eric Freed was arrested and taken into custody Thursday afternoon. Police reveal new details about the circumstances leading up to Rev. Freed's death.

Suspect arrested, parents surrender him - News Channel 3 via Robyn Ridpath
HCSO: Slain Priest’s Vehicle Recovered - Kym Kemp/Lost Coast Outpost

According to Lt. Steve Knight of the Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Department (HCSO), Sgt. Kenny Swithenbank of the Garberville office, and other law enforcement officials conducted a felony traffic stop at approximately 12:30 P.M. today on Briceland Road in Southern Humboldt. Gary Bullock, suspect in the alleged murder of Fr. Eric Freed, was arrested.

Fourth update: Family surrendered suspect Gary Lee Bullock in Briceland area - Times-Standard

Gary Lee Bullock, who is suspected in the recent killing of Father Eric Freed, was surrendered to sheriff's deputies by family members in the Briceland area today, according to Chief Andrew Mills of the Eureka Police Department.

"We contacted them, and they told us where he was," Mills said. He said he was taken into custody without incident.

◼ Previously: Tragedy in Eureka: Eureka Pastor Eric Freed murdered.

Remembering Father Eric...with photos from Mark McKenna - Lost Coast Outpost


Services for Father Freed:

Vigil services will be held Sunday, at St. Bernard Church in Eureka at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and a main vigil service at 7:30 p.m. with the bishop in attendance, with an all-night prayer vigil to follow.

A funeral Mass will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Eureka, followed by interment at St. Bernard’s Cemetery and a reception at St. Bernard Church.

A Facebook page has been set up to honor and remember Father Eric Freed