Missing California teen Keeley found dead in Rodney Lake

After going missing for more than two weeks, 16-year-old Keely Rodney was found dead in Proser Lake on Sunday by an independent group of explorers called Adventures with Purpose.

according to adventures with purpose The Facebook page, which was later shared with the Find Kylie Facebook page, showed Rodney’s car was found upside down in 14 feet of water, with his body inside.

Law enforcement, including the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, which led the investigation, have not made any public statements.

Rodney was last seen on August 6, 2022, near Proser Family Campground in Truckee, at around 12:30. She was reportedly at a party where over 100 minors and young adults were in attendance.

FOX40 News accompanied Adventures With Purpose all day Saturday as they searched for Rodney or his car. On Sunday, Adventures with Purpose began exploring Proser Lake.

Adventures with Purpose travel across the country helping solve cold cases for family members of missing loved ones.

On August 7, 2022, The Placer County Sheriff’s Office told FOX40 that they were treating her disappearance as a possible kidnapping because her car, a 2013 silver Honda CRV, was also missing.

In a press conference on August 9, 2022, officials said Rodney’s phone was last pinged “33 minutes after midnight”. She also said that she was seen at a store on Friday, August 5, 2022 around 6 pm surveillance footage at the shop.

More than 14 agencies, including the California Highway Patrol, the FBI, Homeland Security, the Truckee Police Department and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, joined the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office to help locate Rodney.

The agencies used aerial searches of helicopters, along with motorcycles, ATVs, K9s and even boats, searching bodies of water nearby. above 100 volunteers also joined the search to find him.

$50,000 reward Any information that prompted Rodney to search was offered. Family, friends, and local businesses also all donated gofundme account To increase the size of the reward.

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