Man found dead at Sparks Marina identified

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE: The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man found dead at the Sparks Marina as Peter Wehrlin, 69, of Reno.

The cause of death is still pending.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sparks Police and Fire are investigating after a man's body was found in the Sparks Marina. A person passing by found the body around 6:30 Tuesday morning and called 911.

Police say the 69-year-old Reno man was carrying his identification, but his name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Investigators say at this time it is not considered a crime scene and it appears to be an accidental death.

This is a developing story and we will update this story as we receive more information.

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