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UPDATE: Coroner identifies body found in house after fire

Posted at 7:14 PM, Apr 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 16:38:02-04

UPDATE APRIL 13: The Clark County coroner has identified the man whose body was found as 45-year-old Daniel Halseth. His cause of death was sharp force injuries and it was ruled a homicide.

Las Vegas police say someone started a fire to try and cover up a murder at a home located on the 8400 block of Dunphy Court, near Durango and Alta drives.

Detectives say someone called 911 around 1 p.m. on April 9 with reports of cardiac arrest.

Paramedics found a man dead inside the garage with multiple injuries.

Authorities have not yet identified the victim or said how he died.