Body found near Strawberry following search
May 14, 2013
Search and rescue personnel located the body of a missing Reno woman in Strawberry Friday following a report from the Reno Police Department.
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office received a call from Reno police about 9:10 a.m. requesting assistance in locating Sherilyn Renstrom, 66, who has dementia, according to a Monday statement from the sheriff's office.
Renstrom's vehicle was found near U.S. Highway 50 east of Strawberry after being identified by a U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer. Searchers found a woman's body near the vehicle, according to the statement.
The sheriff's office did not immediately identify Renstrom as the woman whose body was found Monday. The body was identified as Renstrom Tuesday. The sheriff's office is continuing to investigate the cause of Renstrom's death.
Strawberry is located about 20 miles west of South Lake Tahoe.
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