Missing man found dead near vehicle in Mono County

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A Bishop man who was reported missing on Tuesday was found dead in a remote area of southeast Mono County, according to authorities.

Mono County sheriff’s officials announced in a news release that the body of 48-year-old Robert Lewis was located a short distance away from his vehicle.

Deputies made the discovery after receiving a call at about 1 p.m. Thursday regarding the location of Lewis’ vehicle, the statement read.

The man’s family has been notified.

The sheriff’s office will conduct the coroner’s investigation to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Mono County Sheriff’s Office at (760) 932-7549.

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