The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office has tentatively identified a body found Monday as that of a 74-year-old
Wilma Leona Barnhart’s disappearance sparked a missing-person alert because there was no indication she had planned to travel and she had no known health issues.
Barnhart’s GMC Envoy SUV was found late Monday by a motorcycle rider in a secluded area about 8 miles east of
The SUV was high-centered and unable to move, Royal said. There was no evidence of foul play or suicide, he said.
While the investigation into Barnhart’s death has not determined why she was in the remote location off