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215 eastbound closed due to homicide investigation

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The eastbound lanes of 215 are closed Monday morning due to a police investigation. According to Metro Police, one person is dead and another was transported to the hospital.

The eastbound 215 lanes were closed at the Airport Connector around 2:30 a.m. Traffic is being diverted off the freeway at Las Vegas Boulevard. Motorists who use that section of freeway will have to find an alternate route.

4:30am - METRO POLICE CONFIRM ONE DEATH IN CRIME SCENE THAT HAS CLOSED THE EASTBOUND 215 SOUTHERN BELTWAY. Updates on @8NewsNow with @JLangelerNews, @NewsieHeather & @sherryswensk #NVtraffic #LVtraffic #8NN https://t.co/NRjpAZiabS pic.twitter.com/6Aau4gjeYd

— Nathan Tannenbaum (@ntannenbaum) October 18, 2021

Nevada Highway Patrol said the closure could last for several hours.