April 17, 2014
CARSON CITY, NV - Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong says it looks like two people whose bodies were pulled from the Carson River died accidentally.
Around 2pm Tuesday, a hiker reported finding the bodies south of Carson River Road, in shallow, very cold water.
After an autopsy, sheriff's officials say the victims were 53-year-old Darrell Crossman and his wife, 43-year-old Kelley Crossman. There were no obvious signs of trauma or injury, and the causes of death may not be known until toxicology reports are in. There was no sign of violence at the scene.
The couple hadn't been seen by family since Sunday. Furlong says the couple apparently set up a small campsite near the river over the weekend, with bedding near the water. Furlong says it appears one of them fell into the water and the other made a rescue attempt, and they may have drowned or frozen to death.
The investigation continues.