LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE MAY 28: The Clark County Coroner has identified the remains as those of 82-year-old Lucille Payne. Her cause of death is still pending.
ORIGINAL STORY: Authorities are investigating a suspicious death after finding human remains in a northwest Las Vegas backyard while performing a welfare check, police say.
Officers were called for the welfare check on Shore Breeze Drive, near Rampart and Lake Mead boulevards, on Thursday shortly before 4 p.m.
No other details were immediately available.
The coroner's office will identify the person found and their cause of death.