VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The Storey County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the remains found in a septic tank north of Virginia City and has confirmed the remains are human.
The matter is being investigated as a homicide.
SCSO reiterates the current residents of the home where the remains were discovered are not believed to have any involvement, as the remains likely pre-date their residency. The name of the homeowner and address of the discovery are being withheld to maintain the privacy of the individuals and to preserve the integrity of the investigation. According to Sheriff Antinoro, it is believed the remains have been in the tank for as many as 25 years. The investigation is continuing and additional information will be released as it becomes available.