Lyon County Sheriff’s Office had a news conference regarding Naomi Irion’s case.
On August 16, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office went through a press conference where they presented an in-depth timeline of Naomi Irion’s death.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office gave more details about Troy Driver’s involvement in the death of Naomi Irion, 18, in an effort to provide the family solace.
Prior to using things from his cell to hang himself on August 6, according to the officials of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Driver made two suicide attempts.
Officials from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office claim that Driver carefully planned his suicide and wasn’t being watched on camera when he died.
He delivered his ex-girlfriend a confession letter before his first suicide attempt, in which he stated that the guilt he felt was crushing.
The girlfriend of Driver promptly gave the confessional note to the law enforcement of Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Officials of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office displayed a full hour of evidence against Driver during the press conference.
Irion’s hands and body contained Driver’s DNA, according to the officials of Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, proving that a sexual assault had occurred.
Officials from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office claim that Driver has a long record of criminal history that began when he was a child with animal abuse. He also had a fascination with serial killers, consistently reading books and listening to podcasts on murderers.
Irion’s body was discovered in a remote Churchill County that had been buried at least a month earlier, according to officials.
There was no relationship between Driver and Irion that could be determined by the investigation of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
In Fernley, Nevada, on March 12, 2022, Naomi Irion, 18, was kidnapped from a Walmart parking lot. Weeks later, her body was discovered in an isolated graveyard.
Irion was fatally shot multiple times in the head and chest, according to an autopsy. Irion’s kidnapping and murder had only Driver, 43, as a suspect.
Driver had previously made two attempts at suicide while in detention, according to Sheriff Brad Pope of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Driver attempted suicide on August 6, 2023, and was successful when he used a bedsheet and clothing to hang himself in his cell.
Driver was referred to as a coward by the sheriff of Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Brad Pope, who also stated that Driver preyed on the weaknesses of the innocent woman, Naomi Irion.