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Coroner rules body found in southeast Las Vegas was homicide victim

Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman’s body was found in a planter in southeast Las Vegas.

The body was found Thursday around 9:15 a.m. near South Nellis Boulevard and East Harmon Avenue, according to a statement Saturday from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Detectives said there were no immediate signs of foul play, but the coroner later ruled that the woman was the victim of a homicide, Metro said.

The woman’s name will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office after her family is notified.

Anyone with information may call Metro at 702-828-3521.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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