Troy Driver, Man Accused of Murdering Naomi Irion, Found Dead by Suicide
Troy Driver’s cause of death
Troy Driver, the man accused of murdering 18-year-old Naomi Irion, has been found dead by suicide. The driver was found unresponsive in his jail cell on Sunday afternoon, and attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
The driver had been in custody since March 25, 2022, after he was arrested on charges of murder, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and destruction of evidence. He was accused of kidnapping Irion from a Walmart parking lot in Fernley, Nevada, on March 12, 2022, and then killing her. Her body was found in a remote area of Churchill County on April 15, 2022.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said that Driver’s death was a “tragic end” to a “heart-wrenching” case. They said that their thoughts and prayers were with Irion’s family and friends.
Irion’s disappearance and murder sparked a massive search effort, with law enforcement agencies from across the state working together to find her. Her case also drew national attention, with many people sharing her story on social media and calling for justice.
Driver’s death brings an end to a case that has had a profound impact on the community. Irion’s family and friends are still grieving her loss, and they will now have to come to terms with the fact that her killer will never face justice in a court of law.