Hat may lead to murder suspects
Have you seen someone wearing a hat like this recently? The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office believes this hat may provide a clue into the June 23 death of Janesville veterinarian Richard Meinert. The hat is a black, flat bill type with red and black lettering, a red back strap and a sticker on the bill. If you have any information, call the sheriff’s office at 257-6121.
Friday, June 27 — The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office seeks the community’s assistance with the investigation into the death of veterinarian Richard Meinert — and the hat pictured above may provide a clue.
Investigators continue to pursue Meinert’s June 23 death at the Thompson Peak Veterinary Clinic in Janesville as a possible homicide, and they seek information from the public to help identify people who may be involved.
According to a press release from the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, “We have reason to believe the person or people involved in this death were wearing a unique style hat in the commission of the crime.” The hat is pictured above.