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Police investigate body found near US 95 in central Las Vegas

Updated September 30, 2018 - 4:19 pm

Las Vegas homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death in the central Las Vegas Valley Sunday afternoon.

A man pulled into his driveway about 1 p.m. on the 100 block of South Jones Boulevard to find a body wrapped in a sheet, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ray Spencer said. Police are investigating the case as a body dump, he said.

Detectives were waiting on the Clark County coroner’s office to remove the sheet, but police think it’s a woman body, Spencer said.

Metro was interviewing the man who discovered the body Sunday afternoon.

The coroner’s office will release the identity of the deceased, as well as determine a cause and manner of death, once family is notified.

Jones was closed while Metro homicide detectives investigated.

No further information was immediately available.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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