For Immediate Release
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PR #:1400016
Date Issued:Mar 03, 2014 - 11:54am

Sheriff's Detectives Seek Public Assistance in Missing Person Case

CASE #:WC14-1194
WHEN:Missing since February 17, 2014
WHERE:12000 block of Ocean View Drive, Spanish Springs
VICTIM/S:Colleen Muhl, age 56
CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

On March 2, 2014, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to a reported missing female in the 12000 block of Ocean View Drive in Spanish Springs, Nevada.

The missing woman is identified as 56 year-old Colleen Muhl. She was last known to be at her Ocean View residence on February 17, 2014. 

Muhl’s family and friends are concerned because she has failed to return their calls.  Her whereabouts since February 17 are unknown. Based on the circumstances, Detectives suspect foul play and are currently following several leads. 

The Sheriff’s Office is seeking any information from the public that may assist with this case. Anyone with information about the possible whereabouts of Colleen Muhl are urged to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-785-WCSO (9276) or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

photo:  Colleen Muhl



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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