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Sheriffs recover body near Laughlin

June 22, 2018 GMT

A body was found in the Colorado River region after a search by Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Mohave County deputies aided Las Vegas police officers in their search of the area north of Laughlin, where a missing person had been reported. The victim’s vehicle was found abandoned June 15, according to the Sheriff’s Department, and the owner’s body was found less than a mile south of the vehicle on the following day.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department, the body was transported to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Attempts to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s public information office were unsuccessful as of Thursday afternoon.