Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies report they are investigating the death of an elderly woman who may have died inside her car. Deputies say they responded to the 5000 block of Highway 50 on report of a deceased woman inside a vehicle. It appeared she had been deceased for several days. She was wrapped up in a pile of blankets. Night time temperatures in Carson City have been below freezing for a while.
Deputies said there was no sign of foul play. The case was turned over to the coroner to determine the exact cause of death. Her name has not been released pending notification of her family.