PD: Body found covered in concrete near Nelson'' s Landing

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( Les Krifaton/FOX5)” border =” 0″ width= “180”/ > Lake Mead appears on the horizon in this picture from Monday, Nov. 10.( Les Krifaton/FOX5). SEARCHLIGHT, NV( FOX5)-. Las Vegas Metro authorities homicide investigators were called to Lake Mead National Entertainment Location on Tuesday after a body was supposedly discovered below concrete.

According to City, a call of the body came in at about 11:30 a.m. east of Nelson’s Landing. Officer Larry Hadfield, of Metro, stated the body was discovered covered in concrete.

Homicide detectives were contacted us to examine.

Lake Mead National Entertainment Location workers made the discovery Tuesday early morning while working at Aztec Wash, and location near Nelson’s Landing and the Colorado River. Inning accordance with a National Park Service spokesperson, the workers observed a nasty odor, then saw a piece of exposed tarpaulin. They called authorities, who dug up the cement-covered body.

” It’s kind of shocking and unnerving,” Curtis Gaul, who was kayaking in the location, stated. “As I was coming down the road to exit, I saw the criminal activity scene investigation van and a couple other SUVs … it’s regrettable, this is an extremely lovely location and this sort of tarnishes that.”

A few miles up the roadway, Shauna Werly said she was working at El Dorado Canyon Mine Tours. She stopped when she saw the emergency vehicles heading toward the scene.

” I saw the coroner come through and then cop automobiles and after that news crews,” she said. “I’ve been out here for 23 years, and you truly do not see that out here. I imply, this is the middle of nowhere.”

Other information of the discovery were not instantly released.

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