On Monday April 11, 2022, at approximately 5:49 PM a female reported missing on late Sunday night April 10, 2022, by family members from Mill Valley, CA. was located by members of the Marin County Search and Rescue Team conducting an area search for the subject deceased inside her parked vehicle within the 200 block of S. Ridgewood Road in Kentfield, CA. The subject was discovered without any traumatic injuries and / or suspicious circumstances suggestive of having met with foul play or been in a vehicle collision. Indicia located at the scene is suggestive of the subject possibly misusing nitrous oxide inhalants. There is no threat to the community.
The decedent has been positively identified as:
Jennifer M. ARANSON, a 62-year-old female from Mill Valley, CA
A forensic postmortem examination with toxicology testing is being completed today. The cause and manner of death will be pending the conclusion of the investigations being completed by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, Mill Valley Police Department and the Marin County Sheriff’s Office - Coroner Division. No further information will be released by the Coroner Division at this time, as this is an active and ongoing investigation. Any further questions regarding the incident should be directed to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office or the Mill Valley Police Department.
The Marin County Sheriff’s Office and personnel of the Coroner Division offers our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Aranson.
Roger G. Fielding
Chief Deputy Coroner