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UPDATE: Coroner identifies body found near Eastern, Charleston Boulevard

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 4:52 PM, Jul 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 17:54:53-04

UPDATE JULY 6: The Clark County Coroner has identified the body as that of 55-year-old Miles Smith from Las Vegas. His cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest and it was ruled a homicide.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says its homicide division is investigating after a body was found on July 3 around 1:11 p.m.

The discovery took place in the 2400 block of Clifford Avenue, near Eastern Avenue and Charleston Boulevard.

Police say it appears the death of the man is suspicious and they are investigating.

The Clark County coroner will release the name of the victim at a later date.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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