Body found on Mt. Rose identified

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Published: Mar. 6, 2021 at 4:11 PM PST|Updated: Mar. 9, 2021 at 10:21 AM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE MAR. 9 The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man whose body was found by a hiker on Mount Rose Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Antonio Prado, 56, of Fairfield, California was declared dead on the scene.

The hiker found Prado on the Tamarack Trailhead about a mile up the trail just before 3 p.m., the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said.

The hiker tried to perform life-saving measures but the person did not respond.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

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