LVPD investigates fifth ‘suspicious’ death this year

LVPD investigates fifth ‘suspicious’ death this year

From the Las Vegas Optic 

Las Vegas Police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man after his body was found in the Gallinas River Saturday evening. Chief of Police David Bibb confirmed the death of Joseph Untalan in an email to the Optic Monday.

According to a press release, LVPD detectives responded to an area near the Gallinas Riverwalk Saturday evening around 7:20 after someone reported finding a body in the river.

Police said that, following an initial investigation and search of the area, detectives did not find signs of a struggle; however, according to the press release, police are “treating Untalan’s death as suspicious.”