One person was found dead in a burning pickup truck in the central valley on Sunday evening, a firefighter said.
Firefighters reacted to a “heavily involved” vehicle fire in the 200 block on W. Monroe Ave. at 7.46pm, Tim Szymanski of Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said in a statement.
When firefighters arrived, many flames emerged from the truck. After the fire was extinguished, a person’s body was found in front of the truck.
Szymanski said the incident is being investigated by Arson Investigators from Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, murder detectives from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police and investigators from the Clark Coroner’s Office.
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