Kathleen “Kathy” woman found dead Plumas County
Plumas County, California – Reno – A missing Kathleen “Kathy” woman was found dead inside a truck Thursday by two Plumas County Sheriff’s Office deputies and two California Highway Patrol officers.
Kathleen “Kathy” Griffin was 48 years old and recently reported missing, according to the California Highway Patrol.
At about 2 p.m. Thursday, officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle report in the area of Interstate 70 and the Old Highway near Kiddie when they found a Griffin Dodge in Reno, Nev.
CHP Truckee said Griffin had some Truckee/Tahoe connections and may have been seen in the Truckee area on January 25.
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office said they found 48-year-old Kathleen “Kathy” Griffin dead in her truck. Griffin had previously been reported missing outside of Reno, Nevada. It may have been last seen in the Truckee area on January 25, according to the California Highway Patrol.
When deputies opened the truck, a small fire was detected in the rear cabin, according to the PCSO.
The Quincy Fire Department responded to the scene and began putting out the fire. After the fire was put out, a woman matching the missing person’s description was found dead inside the truck.
Sheriff’s investigators positively identified the woman as Griffin.