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UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim of deadly stabbing

Posted at 12:15 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 14:11:12-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE DEC. 10: The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 55-year-old Brian Durham. Durham's death was due to multiple stab and incised wounds and it has been ruled a homicide.

ORIGINAL STORY

Investigators in Las Vegas are asking for anyone with information to come forward after a homeless man was found dead with stab wounds on Monday.

Patrol officers responded to reports of an injured person shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Boulder Highway between Tropicana Avenue and Russel Road.

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Officers found an unresponsive homeless man behind a bush in the desert area. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Police also say the man had stab wounds.

His identity and cause of death will be released by the coroner's office.

At this time, authorities do not know what led up to the stabbing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or submit a tip online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

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