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Sheriff’s Office finds deceased male in Washoe Valley home



washoe_county_sheriffs_office_log-8591891-8517373The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations and Investigations Division are investigating a suspicious death involving an undisclosed deceased male that was located inside a residence in the 3900 block of Pershing Lane in Washoe Valley.

At approximately 12:35 a.m., sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of trouble unknown at a residence in the 3900 block of Pershing Lane.  During the initial investigation, deputies located a deceased male inside the residence.  Due to the circumstances surrounding this case, sheriff’s detectives were called out to continue the investigation.

At this time, no arrests have been made as this is an ongoing investigation.  The cause of death is pending a medical examination which will be completed by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The decedent’s name is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Anyone having information relating to this case should contact a Sheriff’s Office detective at 775-328-6323, Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text a Secret Witness tip to 847411 (TIP 411), keyword SW.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.

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