Body, car found in Prosser Lake near where Keeley Rodney disappeared

UPDATE: Human remains found in a submerged car in a reservoir near where Truckee 16-year-old Keely Rodney disappeared two weeks ago are “highly likely” to be Rodney’s, the Nevada County Sheriff said Monday. Click here for the latest coverage. PREVIOUS STORY BELOW: A body and car have been found in Truckee Lake as authorities and dive teams search for 16-year-old Keeley Rodney, who has been missing for the past two weeks. Livecopter 3 footage showed the car being pulled from the Prosser Creek Reservoir Sunday evening and tarps being brought out to cover the vehicle. (See video below.) Law enforcement officials have not confirmed that the remains belong to Rodney. The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, along with officials from the FBI and other agencies, are on the scene to investigate the dive team’s findings, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. A news conference will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District. Follow Monday’s developments in the case here. A representative of Rodney’s family told KRA 3 the family has nothing to share until they receive information from law enforcement. A specialized search and rescue dive team called Adventures with Purpose (AWP) began searching for the teenager on Friday. They confirmed to KRA 3 that a vehicle description matching the human remains was found at Prosser Creek Reservoir. Rodney was last seen on Aug. 6 at a large party with hundreds of young people at the Prosser family campground in Truckee, near the lake. The young woman disappeared without a trace. Authorities said the last known ping from Rodney’s cell phone came near the lake around 12:30 a.m. that same night. Around 2:30pm on Sunday, Adventures with Purpose posted on Facebook about its findings. Around 4:50 pm, KCRA 3 reached the spot and witnessed law enforcement activity. At 7:49 pm Adventures with Purpose, Adventures with Purpose, K.R.A. 3 said it used sonar, which is probably why the car found the same location agencies were searching with their boats. , the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said seven personnel were assigned to Rodney’s case. It was 73 employees on Friday. Seven helicopters were searching an 80-mile radius from where Keely was last seen. About 2,000 tips from the community have been sent to authorities. The FBI has added Rodney to their missing persons database. Many members of the community question why it took until Adventures to get an update on law enforcement. Their search.”That they couldn’t find her, it bothers me a little bit, honestly,” said Truckee resident Keetana DeCoulotte. “Why don’t they have the equipment to find her? Why? Where we live, there’s water all over the place.” know,” said Reno resident Greg Bishop. Purposeful adventures have a specialty. They have the knowledge to read their sonar equipment.”| VIDEO BELOW They have helped solve 23 cases of missing persons since 2019. AWP provides free services to families of missing loved ones. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to KRA 3 for the latest information. Here you are. Download our app.

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UPDATE: Human remains found in a submerged car in a reservoir near where Truckee 16-year-old Keely Rodney disappeared two weeks ago are “highly likely” to be Rodney’s, the Nevada County Sheriff said Monday. Click here for the latest coverage.


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A body and a car have been found in Truckee Lake as authorities and dive teams search for Keeley Rodney, a 16-year-old girl who has been missing for the past two weeks.

Livecopter 3 footage Sunday evening showed the car being pulled from the Prosser Creek Reservoir and tarps being brought out to cover the vehicle. (See video below.)

Law enforcement officials have not confirmed that the remains are Rodney’s. The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, along with officials from the FBI and other agencies, are on the scene to investigate the dive team’s findings, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said.

A representative of Rodney’s family told KRA 3 the family has nothing to share until they receive information from law enforcement.

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A specialized search and rescue dive team called Adventures with Purpose (AWP) was launched They searched for the teenager on Friday. They confirmed to KRA 3 that a vehicle description matching the human remains was found at Prosser Creek Reservoir.

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Rodney was last seen on August 6 At a big party with hundreds of young people at the Prosser family camp in Truckee next to the lake. The teenager disappeared without a trace.

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Officials said the last known ping from Rodney’s cell phone came near the lake around 12:30 a.m. that same night.

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Around 2:30pm on Sunday, Adventures with Purpose posted on Facebook about its findings. Around 4:50 pm, KCRA 3 reached the spot and witnessed law enforcement activity.

The vehicle was pulled from the water around 7:49 p.m

Adventures with Purpose told KCRA 3 that their team uses sonar, which is why the agencies may have found the car in the same location they searched with their boats.

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As of early Sunday morning, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said seven operatives had been assigned to Rodney’s case. It was down 73 employees on Friday. Seven helicopters were searching an 80-mile radius from where Keely was last seen. About 2,000 tips from the community have been sent to the authorities.

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The FBI also recruited Rodney Missing Person Database.

Many members of the community are questioning why it was necessary for Adventurers to purposely engage law enforcement to get an update on their search.

“They couldn’t find her, and it bothers me a little bit, honestly,” said Truckee resident Keetana DeCoulotte. “Why don’t they have the equipment for that [Adventures with Purpose] Want to find her? Why? Where we live, there are bodies of water everywhere.”

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But others said the task the officials have before them will not be easy.

“I don’t fault law enforcement in any way. I know they spent thousands of hours searching,” said Reno resident Greg Bishop. Purposeful adventures have a specialty. They have the knowledge to read their sonar equipment.”

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Placer County Sheriff’s Office

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Who is the Adventures with Purpose team?

AWP is a search and rescue dive team dedicated to helping families of missing loved ones. According to the group, since 2019 they have assisted 23 missing persons in helping to resolve cold cases.

AWP provides services free of charge to families of missing loved ones.

This is a growing story. Stay tuned to KRA 3 for latest news.

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