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Laceration Incident Still Mostly A Mystery

There are still few new details from an attempted murder case in Nevada County that was originally reported as a mountain lion attack. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Rob Bringolf says the victim continues recovering from a six-inch cut to the throat. He says the 50-year-old man, whose name is still being withheld, was found by the side of You Bet Road, on December ninth, near a home he’d been staying at….

click to listen to Lt Bringolf

Bringolf says he doesn’t know when the results will be available. A claim from first responders that the victim had been attacked by a mountain lion was not substantiated, with help from the State Department of Fish and Wildlife. Bringolf is still only describing the weapon as a sharp, pointy, object. He declined to say whether the incident occurred inside or outside the home…

click to listen to Lt Bringolf

Bringolf also declined to say whether the victim and suspect knew each other.

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