LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metro police were investigating the discovery of a body next to a dumpster Monday west of the Las Vegas Strip, sources told the 8 News Now Investigators.

The body was found behind a business around 9:30 a.m. on Tropicana Avenue near Decatur Boulevard. The area is about a block away from the Orleans.

The information provided by sources was preliminary. No other information was available.

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