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Police investigating body found in burned motor home

Metro homicide detectives and the Clark County Fire Department are investigating a dead body found in a burnt-down motor home Thursday night.

Firefighters arrived at 485 North Circle, near Paradise Road and Twain Avenue, about 8 p.m., according to the fire department. Fire crews found the motor home in the back of the residence and heard there was a burn victim and a person still inside.

When the blaze was extinguished, firefighters found a body inside. The person who died had not been identified yet.

There was no other burn victims at the scene but another fire department unit responded to a call about half a mile away with an individual who may have been injured at the fire on North Circle, but the department has not verified that yet.

A total of 30 fire department personnel responded to this call, including four engine companies, a ladder truck, two rescue units, two battalion chiefs and two investigators, the fire department said.

The person who died will be identified by the Clark County coroner’s office after their family has been notified. Additional details were not immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0391. Find him on Twitter: @WesJuhl.

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