Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives continue investigating Anna Scott’s murder, seek information

Anna Scott (Courtesy Washoe County Sheriff’s Office)

Courtesy Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are putting out a call for anyone who may have information in the February 2022 homicide of Anna Scott of Reno.

On February 3, 2022, the body of Scott, 23, was found inside a burned vehicle on southbound I-580. The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Scott’s cause of death was homicide.

Detectives wish to remind the public that only information released by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is deemed to be credible. Detectives’ primary goal is to solve Scott’s homicide, and to bring justice to Scott and her loved ones. As such, Homicide Detectives are seeking information from anyone who may have knowledge of Scott’s movements and interactions in the days preceding February 3.


Anyone with information relating to Scott’s murder should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with Anna Scott’s homicide. Refer to case #WC22-563.

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