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Death of man found near downtown Las Vegas investigated as homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating a body found near downtown early Wednesday morning.

A dead man was found near a power box in the area of South City Parkway and West Ogden Avenue about 12:30 a.m., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said.

Metro detectives are investigating the circumstances of the man’s death. The Clark County coroner’s office will release the cause and manner of his death. The coroner’s office will also identify the man once family has been notified.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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