Nevada County 16-year-old who disappeared this week is found dead

A Nevada County 16-year-old missing since Wednesday night was found dead on Friday afternoon near where she disappeared, officials said. Trinity Backus' body was found just after 2 p.m in a heavily wooded river drainage area about a half mile north of the home on Kentucky Ravine Road where she went missing, the Nevada County Sheriff's Office said. The office said there was "nothing suspicious and her cause of death is unknown." "We have been in communication with the family and extend our deepest condolences to them as they work through this loss," the sheriff's office said.