Police investigating body found in east Las Vegas trash bin
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a body that was found in a trash bin in the northeast part of the Valley.
The body was found at about 5 p.m. Monday near Nellis Boulevard and Owens Avenue.
When police arrived, they found the body of an adult male inside a dumpster deceased from apparent non-natural causes.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene and have assumed responsibility for the investigation.
The identity of the victim as well as the exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner.
Residents of the area told Action News the body was wrapped in a blanket.
If you have any information on this case, you're urged to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.