Monday, June 25, 2012

Lake Tahoe, NV: Murder-suicide being investigated by South Lake Tahoe authorities

A man found dead and hanging from a tree Friday in an apparent suicide may have been involved in a homicide being investigated since Wednesday, South Lake Tahoe authorities report.
On Wednesday, June 20, around 2:30pm South Lake Tahoe Police Officers responded to the Lone Pine Lodge in South Lake Tahoe to investigate a report of a suspicious circumstance. Management reported hearing a child crying from one of the rooms and became concerned. Officers entered the room and located a deceased woman on the bed and her crying 2 year old child. The woman has been identified as 43 year old Lyra Fisher-Bomediano from South Lake Tahoe. There was no one else in the room. Officers did not observe any obvious signs of what may have caused the woman’s death. The child was uninjured and is in the care of Child Protective Services. An autopsy was performed on Lyra Fisher on Friday, and her death appears to be a homicide.
Since June 20th Police have been looking for Lyra’s husband, Aaron Fisher, 41, for questioning concerning the circumstances surrounding his wife’s death. It was reported to police Aaron recently moved back to South Lake Tahoe from Hawaii about one week ago. Aaron is reported to be the father of the two year old child found with Lyra.
On June 22 at about 1:25pm South Lake Tahoe Police responded to the forested area behind Raley’s (Heavenly Village Way). Police arrived and located a deceased male subject hanging from a tree. The male was located just outside the City limits in El Dorado County. The deceased male was identified as Aaron Fisher. The preliminary investigation shows Aaron’s death was likely a suicide.
This case is still under investigation by the South Lake Tahoe Police Department.

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