LCSO investigating three suspicious deaths in Silver Springs

Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is investigation three suspicious deaths in Silver Springs.

According to the LCSO, deputies responded to a residence on the 2800 block of Tonopah Avenue in Silver Springs for a medical call at approximately 8:17 p.m. Saturday, where they found a 46-year old woman who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Through the course of their investigation, deputies obtained information regarding local family of the deceased. When they responded to the family’s residence on the 3000 block of E. 3rd Street in Silver Springs to conduct a next-of-kin notification, they discovered two additional dead bodies.


LCSO administrative director Michael Carlson said an investigation is underway to determine if the two incidents are connected, and detectives are actively conducting interviews to gather more information. Identification of the deceased is not available as efforts to notify the next of kin are still underway.

This is an active investigation and no further information has been released.



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