Missing Woman Located


Douglas County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the disappearance of Carolyn Batchelor, resident of Zephyr Cove, Nevada on February 17th.

On Friday, February 19th, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a report that Carolyn’s vehicle was parked at Inspiration Point, Emerald Bay.  Carolyn’s vehicle was covered in nearly a foot of snow from a recent storm.

A Search and Rescue mission was planned and carried out beginning Saturday, February 20th.  Search and Rescue crews searched the area around Inspiration Point for an entire week without locating Carolyn.  The search area consisted of steep and rugged terrain with one to two feet of fresh snow.

On Saturday February 27th, Search and Rescue personnel located Carolyn’s body in the area if Inspiration Point partially buried under the snow.  At this time Carolyn’s death is not considered suspicious.  The manner and cause of death remain under investigation.