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Missing Truckee man found dead in Nevada County

A Truckee man who had been missing since July 25 has been found dead.

A Placer County Sheriff’s Office helicopter spotted 49-year-old Eusebio Nunez’s vehicle about 11:35 a.m. Sunday in the Boca/Verdi Peak area of Nevada County, according to a Placer County Sheriff’s Office news release. A coordinated search by members of the Placer and Nevada County sheriff’s offices found Nunez’s body about 100 yards from his vehicle.

The cause of death is under investigation by the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.

Family members told detectives that Nunez, a local business owner, was last seen leaving his home about 8:30 a.m. July 25.