For Immediate Release
PR #:1300082
Date Issued:Aug 03, 2013 - 3:58pm

Sheriff's Office Investigates Death at Sand Harbor

CASE #:WC13-4724
WHEN:Saturday, August 3, 2013 at approximately 12:15 p.m.
WHERE:Sand Harbor State Park, Incline Village
CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a death that occurred on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Sand Harbor State Park in Incline Village.

At approximately 12:15 p.m. on August 3, an unresponsive male was seen in the water off the beach at Sand Harbor. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District responded and the male was transported to an Incline area hospital where he was declared deceased.

There does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances related to the death at this time. Cause of death will be determined by the Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office as well as formal identification and next of kin notification.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.


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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