For Immediate Release
PR #:1300069
Date Issued:Jul 01, 2013 - 4:44pm

Sheriff's Detectives Investigate a Suspicious Death in the Cold Springs area

CASE #:WC13-3962
WHEN:Monday, July 1, 2013 at approximately 5:30 a.m.
WHERE:17100 block of Crystal Canyon Court, Reno, Nevada (Cold Springs area)
CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office Special Operations and Investigations Division is currently conducting an investigation into a suspicious death that occurred on Monday, July 1, 2013 in the 17100 block of Crystal Canyon Court in the Cold Springs area. 

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on July 1, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at the above location on Crystal Canyon Court. Three subjects were transported from the residence to a local hospital. One of the three subjects was reported deceased from the hospital.    

Due to this being an ongoing criminal investigation, no further details will be released at this time.

The Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office is currently in the process of conducting a formal identification and next of kin notification for the deceased. Cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner's Office as well. 

Additional information will be released as the investigation unfolds.


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Chuck Allen is the 26th 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 Regional Intelligence Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process and traditional street patrols.

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