BOULDER CITY, Nev. (KTNV) — Human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Sunday, officials say.
National Park Service rangers said they began searching the area near Hemenway Harbor around 3:00 p.m. after a witness reported finding a barrel containing human remains.
The National Park Service Investigative Service Branch said they are coordinating with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Crime Scene Investigations Section to recover the remains.
The Clark County Medical Examiner said they have been contacted to determine the cause of death.
The investigation is ongoing according to a press release.
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