Thursday, December 9, 2021

Man Arrested for Suspected Murder of Missing Woman in Eureka

Posted By on Thu, Dec 9, 2021 at 4:54 PM

click to enlarge Kiera Lynn Foley
  • Kiera Lynn Foley
The Eureka Police Department announced today that 40-year-old Jason Michael Miller has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the suspected death of 32-year-old Kiera Lynn Foley, who was reported missing in June.

Foley was last seen in April with her black and brown long-haired Chihuahua and, according to EPD's Criminal Investigations Section investigation, it is believed that she was murdered in Eureka around the same time by Miller. Her body has not been recovered.

Miller has been in the custody since June on unrelated charges.

The investigation is ongoing, the EPD states in a news release, and specifics of the investigation are not being released at this time. The EPD asks  anyone with information, even if it seems "insignificant," to contact the department's tip line at 832-5161 or email kierafoleytips@ci.eureka.ca.gov.

"This investigation is ongoing and it is not too late to come forward 
click to enlarge Jason Michael Miller aka "Crow"
  • Jason Michael Miller aka "Crow"
with information on what happened to Kiera or the whereabouts of her body," the EPD release states. "Regardless of how insignificant you think your information might be, we welcome your information and help, even if you have already been interviewed. If you do not want to reveal the circumstances in which you obtained the information you have provided, you do have the option to remain anonymous.


Read the full press release below.

Subject: Suspect Arrested for Murder of Kiera Lynn Foley

On June 28, 2021, 32-year-old Kiera Lynn Foley was reported as a missing person under suspicious circumstances. She was reported to be last seen in Eureka with her dog in April of 2021. Over the last six months, The Eureka Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section (CIS) has been collaborating with multiple law enforcement agencies and interviewing dozens of friends and family of Kiera.

Based on the known facts and information collected, EPD CIS Investigators determined that Kiera was murdered in Eureka in April 2021 by 40-year-old Jason Michael Miller, aka “Crow”. Numerous search efforts have been made; however, Kiera’s body has not been located.

Earlier today, Miller was arrested for the murder of Kiera Lynn Foley. Miller has been in custody since June of 2021, on unrelated charges.

This investigation is ongoing and it is not too late to come forward with information on what happened to Kiera or the whereabouts of her body. Regardless of how insignificant you think your information might be, we welcome your information and help, even if you have already been interviewed. If you do not want to reveal the circumstances in which you obtained the information you have provided, you do have the option to remain anonymous.

An email and tip line have been setup to receive information regarding this investigation. Email: kierafoleytips@ci.eureka.ca.gov Tip Line: 707-832-5161.

To preserve the integrity of this investigation, we cannot reveal all we have learned and will not discuss specific details of the investigation. When we can share updates, we will do so directly to the community in a press release to eliminate misinformation.

Original Release:

On June 28, 2021, 32-year-old Kiera Lynn Foley was reported as a missing person to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) by a family member. Foley is believed to be missing under unknown circumstances. HCSO issued a press release on June 30, 2021 asking for the public’s assistance. Based on information received thus far, it was determined that the Eureka Police Department would assume the lead on the investigation.

It is believed that Foley was last seen in Eureka in early April of 2021. Foley was last seen with her black and brown long-haired Chihuahua. Foley is described as a white female, approximately 5’3”, 125 pounds, with brown eyes, and brown hair possibly dyed blond.

Anyone with information regarding Foley’s possible whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Marsolan at tmarsolan@ci.eureka.ca.gov or (707) 441-4109.
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