Las Vegas Lake Mead Body Found Gunshot Murder Victim Identified: Age, Name, Photos, and, Video: A piece of news is coming into the headlines that have left people in shock. Yes, we are talking about a dead body that was found in a barrel at Lake Mead. This news has been going viral on social media platforms and receiving immense attention from people. There are many people who are continuously reacting to the news and are looking for more information. People are shocked after getting the news regarding the dead body. Many netizens have been searching to know more information about the dead body that was found in Lake Mead. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Las Vegas Lake Mead Body Found Dead
According to the exclusive reports, the plunging water level in Lake Mead, the country’s largest reservoir besieged by drought, disclosed another most disturbing discovery the last weekend, a body was found in a barrel. Police reported that a dead body was found in a barrel that is probably a gunshot murder victim from decades ago. As per the reports of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Homicide Lieutenant Ray Spencer, a person who was spending time at the Lake on Sunday afternoon discovered the barrel.
Las Vegas Lake Mead Body Found Gunshot Murder Victim
The person had seen the remains in the barrel as it was corroded. On Tuesday, Spencer said in a press release that the investigators believe that the person was probably a murder victim who died from a gunshot wound. As per the release, an investigation has been started now and some detectives believe that the victim was killed in the mid-’70s to early ’80s, based on the footwear and clothing the victim was discovered with.
The investigators of the case are working to know the identity of the victim, which is going to be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Around 25 million people in Arizona, California, Mexico, and Nevada rely on Lake Mead water, which is running out at an alarming rate between a climate change-fueled megadrought. Spencer said, “it’s likely that we will find additional bodies that have been dumped in Lake Mead” as the water level drops more.”
He also added that it was likely to have fallen hundreds of yards from the edge of the barrel at the time but that area has been considered the shoreline now. On Monday, the water level of the lake was almost 1,054 feet above sea level, about 160 feet below its 2000 level, however, it was last seen full. According to the reports, it is the lowest level for the reservoir since it was full in 1930. Stay tuned with us for more updates.