Body of Missing Alyssa Bryne, 19 Found on Pioneer Trail

South Lake Tahoe, CA…January 4, 2013. The body of an adult female was located on Pioneer Trail between Black Bart and Al Tahoe, at about 0830am this date. Cause of death is unknown at this time.

Updated Release: On January 4, 2013 at approximately 8:30 am the body of Alyssa Byrne was found in Eldorado County, California, just outside the city limits of South Lake Tahoe, California.

A utility worker discovered the remains just off Pioneer Trail, between Black Bart and Al Tahoe. The location is approximately 1 mile west of the Snow Globe music festival.

Alyssa’s body was just off the roadway, but obstructed from view by a snow bank.

The on-scene investigation continues, and is being led by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.


The female has been identified as Alyssa Bryne. Her family has been notified.

Any further inquiries are directed to the Eldorado County Sheriff’s Office.

Editor’s Note: From all of us a Lakeside News our thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family at this time