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Body of Las Vegas woman found in desert near Needles, Calif.

Homicide detectives in California are investigating the death of a 28-year-old Las Vegas woman who was found in the desert in Needles in October, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Lindsey Star Roman’s body was found near a campsite in Needles shortly before 11 p.m. on Oct. 25, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. Needles is about 110 miles south of Las Vegas.

It wasn’t immediately clear how Roman died and detectives are awaiting an autopsy.

“No suspects have been identified at this time,” the press release said.

More information was not immediately available.

Anyone with information about Roman’s death can contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at 909-387-3589. To remain anonymous, call the “We-tip Hotline” at 1800-782-7463 or www.wetip.com.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites

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