Death Investigation in Shingle Springs

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Auwae

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist El Dorado County Fire at 4050 Sunset Lane in Shingle Springs.  Fire personnel responded for a medical aid and discovered a deceased person.  The cause of death was not apparent and there were concerns that the environment in the home caused the death.  El Dorado County Environmental Management came to the address to evaluate the conditions inside the home.  Personnel from Environmental Management tested the inside of the home.  At this time, there are no concerns for the safety of the public as a result of this incident.

                The investigation is ongoing.  The identity of the victim is pending.  More information will be released when it becomes available.