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Body Found Near Lake not Missing Dancer
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LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's Office says the body found yesterday near Lake Mead is not that of missing dancer Debbie Flores-Narvaez. The coroner will release the identity of the woman when the next of kin is notified.

Hikers found a female's burned body near Kingman Wash road yesterday morning. Las Vegas police say the call came in at about 11:30 a.m. Officers say two tourists found the burned body along the side of a dirt road.

"Our rangers responded. They were able to confirm that they were human remains. We had National Park Service special agents on scene to take a look at it," said Lake Mead National Recreation Area Public Affairs Officer Andrew Munoz.

The body was found on federal land in an area frequently visited by tourists and locals.

"This is a mildly popular area for locals. You can get access to the lake, popular for camping and fishing," Munoz said.

Las Vegas homicide detectives are handling the investigation. Crime scene investigators from the Mojave County Sheriff's Office and homicide detectives from Las Vegas Metro Police scoured the area for clues, trying to figure out how the body got there and who it belongs to.

Flores-Narvaez has been missing for about two weeks. She is a dancer at the Luxor. Police say she went to visit her former boyfriend and never returned home.

Flores-Narvaez and her boyfriend, Jason "Blu" Griffin, were involved in a domestic dispute back in October. Griffin was charged with battery and coercion.

Police say the investigation into the missing dancer continues and ask anyone with information to contact the Missing Persons Detail at (702) 828-2907 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

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