The woman whose body was found following a house fire on Boston Avenue Monday morning suffered blunt force trauma and was dead prior to the fire, Metro Police said.
Clark County Fire Department responded to the fire around 4 a.m. and discovered the body in the vacant home after the fire was extinguished.
Initially, Clark County Fire reported the deceased person was a man, but according to the Clark County Coroner's Officer the person has been identified as 54-year-old Carol Lopez of Las Vegas.
Metro is investigating the death as a homicide.
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