Missing Truckee Man Found Dead in Stampede Reservoir

By: Mitch Bottoset Email
By: Mitch Bottoset Email

TRUCKEE, CA - A Truckee resident, missing since August 5th, has been found dead at Stampede Reservoir.

Police say 32-year-old Nathen Johnson had been last seen August 2nd, but was not reported missing for 3 more days. Police investigated Johnson's last known cell phone activity, leading investigators to Stampede Reservoir.

During a search of the reservoir, police found Johnson's body in the water near his private boat. No cause of death has been revealed, though police say they do not suspect foul play at this time.

The public is urged to contact the Sierra County Sheriff's Office at (530) 289-3700 with any information.


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