Body found in Carson City identified

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Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 10:31 AM PDT|Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 10:27 AM PDT
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE JULY 31, 10:20 A.M. - The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body found in Carson City this week as Matthew Wicker, 52.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office believes Wicker was a transient.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY - The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in a vacant field at the corner of Silver Sage and Stafford Way.

An anonymous caller reported the body Tuesday, July 28, 2020 around 9:30 a.m.

Investigators said the body is an adult male. The age and race are unknown at this time.

There are no obvious signs of foul play, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies are asking anyone who has information about the death, or if anyone knows someone who is missing, to call them at 775-887-2500.

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