Man missing from Roseville found dead by searchers at Feeley Lake | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Man missing from Roseville found dead by searchers at Feeley Lake

Nevada County Sheriff's Search & Rescue team members searched for a missing man , finding his body near Feeley Lake Saturday.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office

Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team members were called out Saturday to look for a man reported missing from Roseville. The man, whose identity had not been released as of Sunday, apparently had been camping at Carr Lake and was found dead by searchers near Feeley Lake.

Late Friday afternoon, a caller reported seeing a red car at the Carr Lake campground that had been there for three days, according to dispatch reports. There was a tent and trash at the campsite, but no person had been seen. The vehicle was linked to a missing person report from Roseville and the Search and Rescue team was called out the next morning.

According to a Facebook post from Search and Rescue, the man had been reported missing after seven days.

“The missing person be-on-the-lookout advisory with that vehicle came from Roseville Police Friday afternoon,” said Search and Rescue coordinator Sgt. Ray Kress, adding the U.S. Forest Service had noticed the vehicle the day before.

“There are a lot of vehicles at that trailhead — it was one of 31 in the parking lot,” Kress said. “However, it is not the typical vehicle found in that area due to how rough the road is.”

Support Local Journalism


Twenty-six Search and Rescue team members including two trailing dogs searched the areas around Feeley and Island lakes with the help of a CHP helicopter Saturday, the post stated. A ground team found evidence of the missing man on the north side of Feeley Lake and a short time later found his body.

The cause of death is not yet known, but the weather in the area had been cold with snow earlier in the week, the post noted.

To contact Staff Writer Liz Kellar, email lizk@theunion.com or call 530-477-4236.


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Connect with needs and opportunities from

Get immediate access to organizations and people in our area that need your help or can provide help during the Coronavirus crisis.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User