UPDATE: Metro police investigating body found in Summerlin near construction site

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a body found Saturday near a construction site in the Summerlin West area, near Alta and Crossbridge Drive.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim on Monday as Ronald Munoz, 21. He died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Lt. David Valenta said that around 7 a.m. Saturday, LVMPD Dispatch received a call of a dead body found.

According to police, construction workers arriving at the job site discovered the body and notified police.

Police are calling it a suspicious death investigation. The body was described by police as a deceased male that appeared to have head trauma. This investigation is ongoing.

The area is a popular hiking location with a lot of construction of new home developments nearby.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com

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