Police ID woman's body found in Gardnerville Ranchos

Douglas County Sheriff's investigate body found in the Gardnerville Ranchos

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) responded to a body that was found off Dresslerville Road on Wednesday, July 4.

Deputies received a report of a dead person at around noon in a field off Dresslerville Road, between Muir and Riverview in the Gardnerville Ranchos.

The body is that of 56-year-old Charlene Heaphy from Dresslerville, Nevada.

An initial investigation indicated that the body had been located there for seven to ten days.

This remains an active death investigation and at this time there is no indication of foul play, per DCSO.

Heaphy’s family has been notified. Information on this case can be shared by contacting investigator Ryan Young at (775) 782-9926.

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