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Las Vegas breaking news for June 16, 2020

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Posted at 8:57 AM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 21:13:59-04

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

North Las Vegas police say that 63-year-old David Clyde Miller has been located.

He is safe and services are being provided to him.

North Las Vegas police would like to thank everyone in their efforts in helping locate him.

2:18 P.M.
Police need help locating a 63-year-old man who went missing Sunday morning in North Las Vegas.

63-year-old army veteran David Clyde Miller was reported missing early today after being last seen on June 14 around 7:40 a.m., in the 3400 block of East Lake Mead.

Police say Miller suffers from dementia and Alzheimer's, he had suffered from a stroke in the past. It is unknown if medication is needed.

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Miller is about 5’ 6” and 200 lbs, police say. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve plaid khaki button up shirt, khaki colored slacks and might be wearing reading glass. He has a short Afro that is salt and peppered in color. He does not have a vehicle.

Police say he has lost weight and may be thinner in his face than in his picture.

All hospitals are asked to check their registries for Miller, or any John Doe matching the above description, and to notify police immediately if found. It should be noted that HIPPA permits disclosure upon request to law enforcement, and is authorized pursuant, 45 C.F.R. section 154.512.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Miller is asked to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department immediately at 702-633-9111.

11 A.M.
Las Vegas police say a 55-year-old man died three weeks after being hit by a car while trying to cross the street near Eastern Avenue and Bonanza Road. The driver of the May 22 crash remained on the scene and displayed no signs of impairment, police say. On June 12, Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner notified police that the man succumbed to his injuries. His death marks the 43rd traffic-related death in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for the year 2020. This crash remains under investigation.

6:25 A.M.
Las Vegas firefighters say crews responded to a shed and recreational vehicle fire at 5412 Hickam Avenue, not far from Craig Road and Jones Boulevard. No injuries were reported. Authorities say the owner was burning weeds at the time. Wind pushed the flames into a wood pile.

7:46 A.M.
California officials are looking for the family or close friends of a man, and former Clark County resident, who was stabbed to death on May 27 at a downtown San Diego, Calif. bus stop. The San Diego County District Attorney's Office says it has not been able to find 58-year-old Kevin Hughes' next of kin. Authorities say he previously lived in various cities in Nevada and may have family or friends in the state.

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Anyone with information related to the names or locations of family members or close friends of Kevin Hughes is asked to contact the San Diego DA’s Office at 619-531-3651 or by email at sandiegoda@sdcda.org.


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