Death Investigation

Death Investigation
Posted on 04/29/2020
Death Investigation

April 29, 2020

Minden, Nevada- On April 28, 2020 at approximately 5:30 pm, it was reported to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, a deceased person was located in the hills off the roadway near Jack Wright Pass.   A hiker came across the decedent while hiking in the area. 


DCSO Investigations Division along with DCSO Search and Rescue were summoned to investigate and recover the decedent. 


The DCSO Investigation Division is currently working on positively identifying the decedent and determining the manner of death.  There is no threat to our community.

No further information at this time.


Written by: Undersheriff Ron Elges

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office