Body found matches description of missing woman
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A female matching the description of a missing 52-year-old woman has been located deceased by Las Vegas police.
The Clark County Coroner will be conducting an investigation.
The identity of the woman found has not been confirmed.
According to Las Vegas police, the body was found inside a vehicle at Buffalo and Blue Diamond. They received the call around 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
Witnesses said the vehicle had been there for several days. The body was found in the back seat of the car.
The Nye County Sheriff's Office began investigating the missing person report on Cynthia Thomas. She was last seen and heard from on Friday, Aug. 16.
She was in Las Vegas and was with a friend getting gasoline to be en route to Pahrump around 9:30 a.m.
Cynthia was seen in the area of Las Vegas Boulevard and Windmill in Las Vegas, driving a 2002 gold Pathfinder with Nevada veteran plates.
According to Cynthia's family, she then stopped by Blue Diamond Saloon on Blue Diamond Road near Rainbow Boulevard.
They said the manager pulled surveillance footage, which showed Cynthia entering the saloon around 10:15 a.m. and then leaving at 10:42 a.m.
She was reported as not making it to Pahrump.
Nye County deputies and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are asking anyone who may have seen Cynthia to call them at either (775) 751-7000 or (702) 828-3111.