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The man accused of killing Naomi Irion, who went missing from a Nevada Walmart parking lot in March 2022, has died by suicide in jail. His name was Troy Driver, 43. He was awaiting trial and was held in a secure cell without contact with other inmates.

Naomi Irion was last seen in her car at the Walmart parking lot in Fernley, Nevada. Her body was found over two weeks later, and Troy Driver was arrested shortly before her body was discovered. He faced charges for her murder and was denied bail in April.

Surveillance footage showed a man approaching Irion’s car before it left the parking lot. Driver was accused of kidnapping, shooting, and burying Irion’s body to hide the crime. He faced charges including murder, kidnapping, robbery, and destroying evidence. Irion’s body was found based on a tip.