Police Investigating Early Morning Fire Death

LAS VEGAS -- Police and fire officials are investigating the suspicious death of an individual whose body was discovered during an early morning house fire.

The fire started shortly after 2 a.m. on Glistening Sands Drive near Warm Springs Road and Eastern Avenue. Fire officials said the fire was contained to the garage, and firefighters put out the blaze within 10 minutes.

Metro Police described the body found in a garage fire as suspicious and homicide detectives are investigating.

No suspects have been identified. The individual's cause of death and identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

The fire caused about $75,000 in damage.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online.


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