Update: Missing Mineral County woman found dead

Katherine Marie Poland
Katherine Marie Poland(The Mineral County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 9, 2023 at 1:39 PM PDT
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MINERAL COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - Update on May 10: The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office says Poland has been found dead.

They say that around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, they were called to Walker Lake for reports of a deceased woman. No signs of foul play were evident at the scene.

Original Article: The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a woman missing since May 6.

They say Katherine Marie Poland last spoke with her family on May 6 at around 9:30 p.m., and she is last believed to be in the area of Fernley, Nevada.

She is described as being five-foot-five, 125 pounds, with blue eyes and blonde hair.

She told her son over the phone that she was headed home to Hawthorne, Nevada. She had been working in the area of Battle Mountain, however. Her last day working there was on May 2.

Police say her only form of communication is her iPad, which is only usable when she has wi-fi. She has been living out of her vehicle, a burgundy 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan with the Nevada license plate 112ZNS.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office at 775-945-2434 or Secret Witness at 775-945-2500.