Name released of inmate found dead at Washoe jail

Published: Apr. 20, 2019 at 5:49 PM PDT
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The Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of an inmate found dead at the Washoe County jail.

About 2:14 p.m. April 20, 2019, deputies found 41-year-old Brian Wilber of Reno unresponsive in his cell. Staff began life-saving measures, but he was declared dead at the jail.

Sheriff’s detectives and the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the incident to determine what happened. The cause and manner of death have not been determined.

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