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Kiely Rodni case: authorities announce the discovery of the remains, probably those of a missing teenager

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California authorities have said they believe the remains of missing 16-year-old graduate Kiely Rodni have been found in a reservoir near where she was last seen more than two years ago. weeks.

“We got the vehicle back, we got the vehicle back last night,” Nevada County Sheriff Shannan Moon said at a news conference. “We have located a deceased person inside the vehicle. We believe this is our missing person. We have not been able to identify him for certain, but it is more than likely. “

The investigation is still active, she added.

The Sheriff’s Department announcement comes a day after a volunteer dive team said they found their 2013 Honda CRV missing in 14 feet of water with a body inside.

KIELY RODNI CASE: SHERIFF SHOULD MAKE MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS FOUND SUBMERGED SUV

Kiely Rodni went missing on August 6 just after midnight, shortly after telling her parents she was coming home.
(findkiely.com)

Adventures With Purpose (AWP), a group with a popular YouTube channel that helps with missing persons cases, announced on Facebook on Sunday that they found Rodni’s vehicle upside down in 14 feet of water with a body inside. interior. Law enforcement had previously searched the area by plane, helicopter, boat and with divers.

The vehicle was found in the tank upside down, Captain Troy Sander said during the briefing, in an area that had already been ‘extensively searched’ and very close to where Rodni was last seen. . He said investigators would look into the initial lack during debriefing.

Police arrived at the reservoir later and pulled the light-colored SUV out of the water, but authorities waited for official confirmation throughout the evening. Images of the vehicle show that it has frontal features that resemble those of Rodni’s missing Honda.

MISSING KIELY RODNI: A TIMELINE OF THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE CAMPGROUND PARTY AGED 16

Inset: The SUV pulled out of the water near the Prosser Family Campground on Sunday.  Background: Kiely Rodni's 2013 Honda CRV.

Inset: The SUV pulled out of the water near the Prosser Family Campground on Sunday. Background: Kiely Rodni’s 2013 Honda CRV.
(KTXL, Placer County Sheriff)

She was last seen late August 5 or early August 6 at the party – which involved between 200 and 300 minors and young adults, authorities said. There were drugs and alcohol.

Extensive searches of the surrounding area by land, air and sea yielded nothing until the AWP arrived this weekend to assist. Authorities said the reservoir’s water level had dropped more than a meter since August 6, when Rodni went missing.

Kiely Rodni was last seen at a rural campground near the California-Nevada border around 12:30 p.m. on August 6, according to local authorities.

Kiely Rodni was last seen at a rural campground near the California-Nevada border around 12:30 p.m. on August 6, according to local authorities.
(findkiely.com)

Rodni’s disappearance under suspicious circumstances was initially considered a possible kidnapping. Police interviewed more than 100 partygoers, and none of them said they saw her leave.

Sami Smith, a friend who said she was with Rodni the whole evening until she left the party around 12:20 a.m., said they met several new people but no one who seemed suspicious. However, she noted that Rodni seemed too drunk to drive.

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Last week, authorities said they interviewed “most” out-of-town visitors who attended the party, which was a high school graduation send-off for students from various high schools in the area in north of Lake Tahoe. Some guests were visiting the vacation community from as far away as the Bay Area.

An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday, authorities said. Toxicology results could take four to six weeks to come back.