Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigating skeletal remains found in Kings Canyon, east of Spooner Summit

Staff Reports

Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation with skeletal remains found in the area of Kings Canyon east of Spooner Lake.

Inmate work crews clearing brush in the area located the remains Monday afternoon approximately 300 yards north of Highway 50 near the top of Spooner Summit, between the Tahoe Rim trail and Kings Canyon Road in a remote wooded area and contacted law enforcement.

The remains were transported to the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.  At this time the cause of death is unknown, as is the identification of the deceased.

The investigation continues. The Record-Courier has some more background at this link.

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