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August 15, 2018

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Metro Police find body while searching for hikers

Authorities say they found a body on a mountain east of Las Vegas.

Metro Police discovered the body Thursday while they were searching for a pair of hikers on Frenchman Mountain.

Homicide Lt. Dan McGrath says a homicide investigation was opened after police saw that the body had been stabbed about six times.

Police say the hikers were located.

One hiker suffered a head injury.