UPDATE: Metro homicide detectives investigating after burned body found

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One person was found dead after a vehicle fire in the east Las Vegas valley Sunday morning.

The Clark County Fire Department discovered the body at about 5:15 a.m. Sunday, and Metro homicide detectives responded to the report. A Metro news release on Tuesday said the vehicle was found at mile marker 9 on East Lake Mead Boulevard.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says it happened at East Lake Mead Boulevard and Los Feliz Street.

No additional information was released by authorities.

The victim’s identity, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone who has any information regarding 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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