Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Body Found Following a Vehicle Fire

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Truckee Meadows Fire are investigating a fire that led to the discovery of a body Tuesday morning. Sheriff’s spokesman Bob Harmon says the fire that engulfed a small pickup was reported about 7:30AM along American Flat Road, about a mile from Red Rock Road. When the fire was extinguished, the body was found in the truck.  There is no word yet on a cause of death, identification of the body, or how the fire started. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 328-3220.