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Police investigating body found near Blue Diamond and Buffalo

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Police investigating body found near Blue Diamond and Buffalo

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Apr 15, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a body that was found on Tuesday morning.

The body was found in a ditch in the desert area near the intersection of Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo Drive at around 10:40 a.m.

Las Vegas police detectives, crime scene personnel and the Clark County Coroner were at the scene investigating.

The Clark County Coroner identifed the man as 50-year-old James Boatwright.

The cause and manner of death is still pending.

Action News will update this story as more information becomes available.