Deceased man found

Law enforcement and medical personnel were called when a deceased man was found near the river on Saturday, Nov. 11. Winnemucca Police Department officers and Humboldt General Hospital Emergency Medical Services found a deceased male inside a sleeping bag. WPD detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

Identification of the man is unknown at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact WPD detectives at (775) 623-6396 or Secret Witness at (775) 623-6969.