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Vegas police investigate discovery of girl’s body

NORTH LAS VEGAS — Police investigating the week-old disappearance of a 10-year-old Las Vegas girl said Thursday they think they found the child’s body in an undeveloped housing tract in North Las Vegas.Authorities couldn’t immediately confirm the body was Jade Morris pending positive identification and notification of family members by the Clark County coroner, Las Vegas police homicide Capt. Chris Jones said.But, “I can tell you that the likelihood is that this is our victim,” Jones said.He also said that the body belongs to a black girl. Coroner Michael Murphy said he did not expect positive identification until Friday.Jade was …

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