(Las vegas, NV) — 17-year-old William Mootz’s body was found in Henderson at about 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Mootz disappeared Wednesday after falling into the Pittman Wash after the heavy rains swept through Las Vegas valley.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Bill Cassell told KXNT the details. “About 10:30 a.m. this morning searchers did find human remains that at this time believe are those of William (Mootz).”

According to fire officials the body was located 2-2.5 miles from Pittman Wash.

Mootz was about to begin his senior year at Green Valley High School.


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