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Body washes up in monsoon runoff in North Las Vegas

<i>KVVU</i><br/>A body washed up in a monsoon runoff in North Las Vegas.
A body washed up in a monsoon runoff in North Las Vegas.

By James Barrickman

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    LAS VEGAS (KVVU) — North Las Vegas Police say a body was found in rain runoff Monday.

According to NLVPD, it happened near Gowan and Belmont around 4 p.m. Officers arrived on scene and found the body in the wash area as strong storms hit southern Nevada. The body appeared to be that of male, estimated to be 50-years-old.

Detectives and CSI were called to the scene. A cause and manner of death have not yet been determined.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages.

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