According to authorities, a coroner declared Kiely Rodni’s death to be accidental on Thursday. 16-year-old Rodni was missing for more than two weeks in August. A group of private divers located Rodni’s body in a lake in California on August 22. Subscribe to our daily newsletter to receive exclusive analysis, news, and trends in your inbox. Thank you for registering! A California coroner determined on Friday that Kiely Rodni, 16, who vanished in August for more than two weeks, died in an accident.
On August 22, a private group of divers located Rodni’s body in Prosser Lake in California. Her disappearance was initially looked at by police as a possible kidnapping.
According to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, “this decision is based on the pathologist’s judgment that her death was caused by drowning and that there was no other information to suggest she was the victim of foul play” ( according to KTXL ).
On Saturday, Insider contacted the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office for comment, but they did not respond right away.
On August 6, Rodni vanished after leaving a celebration close to Prosser Family Campground in Truckee, California. Her vehicle and corpse were later found in Prosser Lake close to the campground by Adventures with Purpose, a separate diving team.
According to Rodni’s friend Sami Smith, who spoke to CBS Sacramento, Rodni planned to spend the night at the Prosser Family Campground and was with her for the majority of the party when she vanished.
“I am aware that she was not in the proper frame of mind or emotional state to operate a motor vehicle.” And she wouldn’t have traveled very far if she had driven, Smith said CBS Sacramento. .