40.4 F
Reno

Silver Springs Man Arrested For Arson and Murder

Date:

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) detectives have arrested a man on charges related to human remains found in a burned vehicle earlier this year.

Corey Massengale, 27 of Silver Springs, was arrested for the murder of 47-year-old Shannon Miller.

“At approximately 7:00 a.m. on the morning of July 15, Sheriff’s Office deputies located Massengale walking alone on State Route 447 approximately one mile north of the area where the burnt vehicle was found,” detectives said. “Massengale was arrested on unrelated charges and later transferred to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office who took him into custody on charges in that jurisdiction.”

After an investigation, the Sheriff’s Office said that it had enough evidence to charge Massengale with open murder, first-degree kidnapping and a count for first-degree arson.

Massengale and Miller had known each other before she was found dead, according to the WCSO.

Anyone with information that could assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

ThisIsReno
ThisIsRenohttps://thisisreno.com
This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.

TRENDING

RENO EVENTS

MORE RENO NEWS

Carry cites ‘extremely disturbing’ cybercrime investigations as part of his ‘lying, deceitful conduct’

Former Washoe County Sheriff’s Sergeant Dennis Carry, who pleaded guilty to three felonies in December after initially pleading not guilty to seven felony charges, said in a statement to Washoe County Second Judicial District Court that his history as a cybercrime detective is part of what lead to him committing crimes.