Sheriff's Office

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Date Issued:
Mar 31, 2022 - 3:25PM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives find no ties between Anna Scott and Naomi Irion cases

For media inquiries contact:
Sarah Johns
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-785-6235
Cell: 775-391-0407

Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam, and the men and women of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, extend their deepest condolences to the family of Naomi Irion who was discovered deceased according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office release of information on March 30, 2022.

To allay community members’ concerns, Homicide Detectives do not have evidence that connect Anna Scott and Naomi Irion to one another, nor Anna Scott to the current suspect in the Irion case. At this time, there is no indication that the two cases are connected.

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives wish to speak with anyone who has information regarding Scott’s murder. Scott was found deceased in a burned vehicle on southbound I-580 on February 3, 2022.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with Anna Scott’s homicide. Refer to case #WC22-563.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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