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Man's body found near Las Vegas Motor Speedway, police seek information from public

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Feb 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-18 15:09:36-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police ask anyone with information to contact authorities after a man's body was found by road workers near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Investigators believe the man died somewhere else and that his body was dropped off in the area of Las Vegas Boulevard and Checkered Flag Lane within the last 8-10 hours by a vehicle. No vehicle description was given.

Police stress the information is preliminary and may change.

The body was found around 10 a.m.

Police say the man appears to have died from an unspecified trauma. His identity and cause of death will be released by the coroner's office.

He is believed to be between 25-35 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or submit a tip online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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