Man found dead identified |

Man found dead identified

The man found dead near Brunswick Rd. Monday afternoon was identified as Neil Vreeland, 75, of Grass Valley, according to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.

Vreeland died of natural causes, said an official with the sheriff’s office. His body was found on the side of the roadway on the 13000 block of Brunswick Rd. at approximately 3:30 p.m Monday.

He worked as a wine expert at the Indian Springs Vineyards Tasting Room in Nevada City.

“He loved his job,” said Julie Holmes, Tasting Room manager.

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