Police find body near highway bridge over Truckee River
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a body was found in the Truckee River near the Highway 267 bridge in Truckee, California.
The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports Truckee police located an abandoned car that was running and had its driver side door open near the bridge over the river early Wednesday morning.
Truckee police, California Highway Patrol, and Nevada County and Washoe County deputies searched the area, finding the body hours later.
The body was turned over to the Nevada County coroner for examination. Authorities have not released the identity of the person.
Truckee Police Sgt. Danny Renfrow says it’s not clear yet what happened to the person.
Information from: Tahoe Daily Tribune, http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/