Watery graves recall early Las Vegas’ organized crime days
Stories about long-departed Las Vegas organized crime figures are surfacing after a second set of unidentified human remains were revealed as the water level falls on drought-stricken Lake Mead.
The Colorado River reservoir is about a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip.
Former Mayor Oscar Goodman represented mob figures as a defense attorney.
He says there’s no telling what will be found as waters levels fall and shorelines are exposed.
Two paddle boarders found bones Saturday on a newly surfaced sand bar.
A week earlier, boaters spotted the decomposed body of a man in a rusted barrel.
A University of Nevada, Las Vegas history professor says he'd bet that more bodies will be found as the lake level drops.