Cold Springs Murder Victim Identified

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Deputies have identified the man killed in Cold Springs Wednesday.

According to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, 46-year-old Glenn Earl Brenner of Reno was killed by 'sharp force trauma' in a home in Cold Springs early Wednesday morning.

At approximately 2:49 a.m., Washoe County Dispatch received a 911 call of suspicious circumstances from a person in the 17600 block of East Aspen Circle.

Upon arrival, Deputies were unable to contact anyone at the home but movement was heard inside. After a few minutes, Deputies gained access and located Brenner lying on the floor unresponsive with apparent life threatening injuries.

Paramedics entered and attempted to treat Brenner but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Justin Fisher was also found inside the home at the time of the incident. Detectives were notified and arrived shortly to continue investigating.

Detectives interviewed Fisher and subsequently placed him under arrest for Open Murder.

Fisher was transported and booked into the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility, where he is being held without bail.