Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Human Remains

The Lyon County sheriff’s Office found human remains in a burned-up vehicle Sunday morning. The Sheriff’s Office got the call on Gallagher Pass in Smith Valley just after 8:30am. Those who responded found the remains, and investigators confirmed they were human. The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office will attempt to confirm the identity. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.