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Two bodies found in Stead lot identified

The scene where two bodies were found on Lear Boulevard in Stead.
The scene where two bodies were found on Lear Boulevard in Stead.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Aug. 29, 2021 at 4:15 PM PDT|Updated: Sep. 1, 2021 at 9:43 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has released the names of two people found dead in Stead on Sunday morning.

Joshua Gumbert, 44, and Rochelle Robertson, 46, were both believed to have been homeless.

A passerby found the two bodies in the brush in a lot in in the 14400 block of Lear Boulevard, between Stead Boulevard and Silver Lake, and notified police.

The Medical Examiner’s Office is awaiting the results of the autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Police are looking at surveillance tapes and talking to people who may have been in the area in the past few days.

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