Death along Riverwalk in downtown Reno ruled homicide

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - An investigation is underway after a body was found along the Riverwalk in downtown Reno early Monday, November 5, 2018.

Reno Police were called to the area around 5:15 a.m. on a report of someone lying on the sidewalk. When they got there, they found a male dead.

Detectives with the Robbery/Homicide Unit responded and determined the victim died as a result of homicide, but no information has been released about how the person may have died.

Police won't release the name of the victim until family has been notified.

Police are asking anyone who may have been in the area of Sierra Street and the Riverwalk between 2 and 5:15 a.m., with information about this case, to contact the Reno Police Department at (775) 334-2188, or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, or you can text a tip to 847411 (TIP411) using keyword – SW.