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Cops Hope Tattoos Will Help ID Vegas Desert Lot Murder Victim

po 303a 12 07 16 photo 2 Cops Hope Tattoos Will Help ID Vegas Desert Lot Murder VictimLAS VEGAS (KXNT) – Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help identifying tattoos found on a man whose body was discovered dumped in a vacant desert lot early Tuesday near South Las Vegas Boulevard, according to authorities.

The victim, identified only as an Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s wearing dark clothing, was found on the 11200 block of Gillespie Street in a deserted space around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, a Las Vegas Metro Police statement reported.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, however, investigators believe he was killed in another location, then left in the desert area.

Images of two tattoos found on the victim show script reading “Noreli” on the man’s abdomen as well as another of Jesus on the victim’s left forearm.

Anyone with information that may help identify the man was asked to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521.

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