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LV police investigate burned body

Las Vegas firefighters responding to a report of smoke at The Arbors on Decatur Apartments late Tuesday afternoon found the smoke was coming from the badly burned body of a man nearby, said Scott Allison, Clark County Fire Department spokesman.

The apartments, at 2666 Decatur Blvd., were not on fire. The smoldering body was nearly a half-mile away from the apartments in a drainage ditch behind The Sports Authority store at 2620 Decatur, Allison said

Las Vegas police homicide detectives were called to the scene Tuesday night.

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