On September 13, 2015 at approximately 1100 hours, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist Garden Valley Fire on a wild land fire in the 4600 block of Highway 193 in Garden Valley. While searching the area, it was determined that a residence had burned. El Dorado County Coroner’s confirmed two person’s remains were located inside the burned residence. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is working in conjunction with the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office and Sacramento County Coroner’s Office to determine the cause of the fire, cause of death and identification of the remains found inside the residence.
This investigation is ongoing and more information will be announced once it becomes available.