“We need all of your help and the support and help from the community in this matter,” Lt. Ray Spencer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said in an update on the investigation. Friday night.
A few hours earlier, around 7:30 a.m., a group of hikers were in the Mountain Springs trail area off State Route 160 – the main road between Las Vegas and Pahrump – when one of them left the trail, depending on the department. .
Police said that person discovered the boy’s body near the forest area.
Lt. Spencer described the boy as Hispanic around 4 feet, 11 inches, and 123 pounds before sharing a photograph drawn by a cartoonist.
“He’s actually a lot fuller on the chin,” Lt Spencer said. “He looks a little older in this photo. “
Anyone with information is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or [email protected] To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or submit a tip online at crimestoppersofnv.com.
“Someone has to recognize this young man,” said Lt. Spencer.
“It could be a neighbor, it could be a friend of the family. Something that could lead investigators in a direction that we could identify in this investigation. “
The Las Vegas Police Department said it was in contact with other agencies in the area, including those in Henderson, North Las Vegas, Nye County and San Bernardino, Calif., And so far no reports of missing person does not correspond to this case.
Investigators point out that the information they can share at this point is vague because the investigation is active and ongoing.
Watch the font update below: