Body found in Wetlands Park, victim identified

LAS VEGAS - A body was found in Wetlands Park Tuesday morning, police said.  

According to Metro Police, around 10:18 a.m., a hiker came across a female slumped over with what appeared to be blood on him.

The Clark County Coroners office identified 24-year-old Asia Griego Wednesday. The cause of death is a gunshot wound to the back of the head, manner is determined to be a homicide.

The male hiker called the police, and medical personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced Griego dead. 

8 News NOW will have updates on this developing story. 

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