Body found in Sparks identified

Published: May. 30, 2023 at 12:51 PM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Update on June 1: The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body found as 59-year-old Jose Reyes-Ramirez of Sparks.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The manner of death was ruled a homicide, with the cause being blunt force injury to the head.

Original Article: An investigation is underway after a body was found in Sparks on Sunday.

On May 28 at around 1:30 p.m., officers with the Sparks Police Department responded to 690 Field Street for a call of a subject down.

The identity of the person found is still being withheld pending confirmation by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The investigation is still in its initial stages and Sparks Police say additional information will follow.

They are asking anyone who may know anything about what happened to contact Sparks Police Detectives at 775-353-2225 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.