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Welfare Checks on Missing People Lead to Unfortunate Discoveries

Two separate incidents of people looking for missing friends or family led to discoveries of deceased bodies. Nevada County Sheriff’s are investigating a dead body found on the San Juan Ridge over the weekend.
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Chief Deputy Coroner Sergeant Rich Fevinger says the man had apparently been deceased for some time.
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Foul play is not suspected.
Two bodies have been found in a Truckee home. Nevada County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Coroner Rich Fevinger says Truckee Police officers went to check on two people who were staying in a home in the Tahoe Donner Area. When the police arrived, they found two people on the floor. When officers went inside, there was a strong smell of gas…
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The two men had flown into the Truckee airport and then stayed at the home. The Coroner and Truckee Police are trying to determine the exact cause of death. Fevinger says there is no sign of foul play. The names of the victims have not been released.

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