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Man accused of deadly punch on Las Vegas Strip to appear in court

Posted at 7:47 AM, Mar 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-03 11:22:23-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Today, the suspect who allegedly punched a man killing him is expected back in court.

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We now know the man who died was 57 year-old Thomas Driscoll, a retired state trooper, who worked for the Connecticut State Police for 22 years.

Las Vegas police say Driscoll and 33 year-old Brandon Leath got into an argument right before Leath allegedly punched Driscoll, knocking him unconsciousness.

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The coroner says he died from blunt force trauma.

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Leath is now facing a murder charge.