The murdered boy whose body was found by a Nevada climber was initially misidentified. And Las Vegas police on Sunday published digitally enhanced photos of a young homicide victim in hopes that someone will tell them who they are and what might happen.
on sunday Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department It has published digitally enhanced images of the victims provided by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Staff are asking teachers to pay special attention to the newly released images.
Detectives believe he is between 8 and 12 years old. He is 4ft 11 and weighs 123 pounds.
A group of climbers at about 7:30 a.m. Friday were walking along the Mountain Springs hiking trail, located near kilometer 20 on Highway 160, when a member of the party went behind a bush and encountered a tremor. corpse “A very young boy” Lt. Lt. Raymond Spencer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. said at a press conference
Las Vegas police seek help identifying young boy found dead by hiker ‘Victim of obvious murder’
Spencer said that the boy “Obviously a victim of murder” but declined to comment on how he died.
A mother who saw media reports on Saturday morning with the victim’s body first released by authorities contacted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and mistakenly identified him as her 8-year-old son. Her son was seen leaving the house at around 9 p.m. Thursday with his 11-year-old half-brother Eden Montes and Jose Montes-Herrera. 37-year-old biological father
After another press conference at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Las Vegas police soon learned that 8-year-old boys Eden Montes and Jose Montes-Herrera had been arrested. “Have camping in central Utah outside of cell phone reception.” Officials later confirmed the boys and their father were safe.
A highway near where the body was found leads between Las Vegas and Pahrump in a city known as the Gorge.
Spencer said investigators believed the body had been left within 24 hours from the time the climber reported meeting the unresponsive boy. And medical personnel, who arrived about 15 minutes later, announced that he had died at the scene.
“Due to the location of the corpse The victims may live in Las Vegas, Pahrump Baker or other nearby cities,” police said at a news conference. Spencer said he asked anyone in the Las Vegas Valley, Pahrump, or remote communities in Southern California to help identify the boy.
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