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UPDATE: Man found at Frenchman Mountain had been stabbed six times

Posted at 4:08 PM, Jan 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-19 14:26:22-05

UPDATE 10:20 P.M. JAN. 19: Police said the body was of a man who had been stabbed six times. He had also been shot. 

The body had been there for at least 24 hours before it was discovered Thursday afternoon. It was too early to say whether the stabbing happened at Frenchman Mountain or if his body was dumped there.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas Search and Rescue officers were looking for injured hikers in the Frenchman Mountain area around 3:11 p.m. Thursday. But while they were there, they found a body.

Officials say they consider the death suspicious because of where the body was found. They are waiting on the Clark County Coroner to determine the cause of death.

The two injured hikers were found later in the day and are okay.