On Aug.17, Eldorado County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a field off Missouri Flat Road and Highway 50 for a report of human remains.
An investigation was initiated and the family of the decedent was contacted. The woman was subsequently identified as Penny Juergenson, 52. The initial cause of death is undetermined pending toxicology results. However, the preliminary investigation does not indicate any foul play was involved, according to the Eldorado County Sheriff’s Office.