The victim of the homicide that occurred on September 8, 2017, at the Lake Shasta Pines

Christopher Murphey

RV Park located at 19663 Solus Campground Road, Lakehead CA has been identified as Michael Douglas Graves, 50 years old of Lakehead.  An autopsy has been scheduled for September 13, 2017, with the Shasta County Coroner’s Office.  Defendant, Christopher David Murphey remains in custody at the Shasta County Jail and will be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. today.  The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing any other details about the circumstances surrounding the homicide.  If anyone has information regarding this incident they are urged to contact the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit at 530-245-6135 or