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16-year-old hiker reported missing found dead near Red Rock Canyon

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Jun 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-09 13:54:12-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A missing 16-year-old hiker was found deceased on Wednesday near Lake Mead Boulevard and Reverence Parkway in an underdeveloped area near the 215.

According to Metro police, they received a call at approximately 2:36 p.m. reporting the juvenile missing. The hiker was later found deceased. Cause of death is unknown at this time, as this is an on-going investigation.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office, police said.