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Vegas Police: Skeletal remains identified as missing girl Jawaher Hejji

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Oct 13, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police updated a missing person case from December of 2020.

Wednesday, the Las Vegas Police Metropolitan Police Department reported that skeletal remains were located near Black Mountain on Sept. 6 that have been identified as missing 26-year-old Jawaher Hejji.

Previously, the LVMPD had requested the public's assistance in helping to locate Hejji after she wasn't heard from since Dec. 22, 2020.

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Police said Hejji was last seen walking alone on the Amargosa Trail near the base of Black Mountain on Dec. 23, 2020.

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The Clark County coroner's office will release Hejji's cause of death when available, according to the LVMPD.