*** For Immediate Release ***
Nike ''Toni'' Riess Has Been Located Alive
At approxi1nately 5:30 P.M. Investigators assisting in the search for Nike "Toni" Riess located her at the bottom of a ravine, in the desert approximately a half mile northeast of where her vehicle was located off of Apache Drive in Stagecoach.
Riess was found conscious and alert; however, she was suffering from injuries related to exposure and required air transport Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, NV via Care Flight helicopter.
Riess' family has been notified and are en-route to Renown to reunite with her.
The Lyon County She1iffs Office is grateful for all the support from the community, as well as all the effort by the Lyon County Sheriffs Office Investigations Division, Lyon County Search and Rescue, Care Flight, and the Washoe County Sheriffs Office, Regional Aviation Enforcement Unit (RAVEN).
Jeffrey S. Miller
Lyon County Sheriff's Office (775) 463-6600 ext. 3010