Elko Police asks for help identifying body

ELKO, Nev. ( & KRNV) -- The Elko County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a murder victim whose body was found over the weekend.

Officials say they found the gunshot victim's body on Sunday, wrapped in a sheet and left at a rest stop near Jackpot. They describe the victim as a Hispanic male, 5-7, 160 pounds.

Investigators say they think the body was left up to 24 hours after the victim was killed elsewhere. If you have information, please contact the Elko County Sheriff's Office at 775-738-3421.