Dog quarantined after man found dead in home near Reno

RENO - Sheriff's investigators have quarantined a dog while they determine how a man died after his body was found in a home near Reno.

The Washoe County sheriff's office said Thursday the man's body was found a little after 5 p.m. Wednesday on Bear Lake Drive, in the Cold Springs community.

A sheriff's statement calls the death suspicious and says placing the dog in a shelter was done as part of a criminal investigation.

The dead man wasn't immediately identified. The Washoe County medical examiner is conducting an autopsy.