North Las Vegas body may be that of missing ten year old

Dead Body Discovered In North Las Vegas May Be That Of Missing Ten Year Old

A man walking his dog today in a housing development around North Fifth Street and Dorrell Lane in North Las Vegas wandered upon the body of a small, black female. The injuries of the deceased have not been disclosed, nor has her identity.

Authorities are trying to determine whether to rule the case of a missing 10-year-old as a homicide.

Captain Chris Jones of Metro’s homicide division would not confirm who the body was, if indeed it was that of 10-year-old Jade Morris, a girl missing for six days.

Morris has been missing since 5 pm Friday when she left her house with 50-year-old Brenda Stokes, a former acquaintance of the girl’s father. Later Friday, Stokes was arrested for attacking a co-worker with razors at the Bellagio casino. Morris was not with Stokes during the arrest, says the Las Vegas Sun.

At a news conference today, Jones confirmed Stokes would not cooperate with police regarding Morris’ disappearance.

Jade Morris may be the victim of a homicide