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UPDATE: Police say man found downtown was beaten to death

Posted at 6:02 AM, Jan 04, 2017

UPDATE:  Police say the victim suffered from blunt force trauma injuries to the head. The victim was believed to be homeless and living in the area.

This is the 4th homicide investigated by the LVMPD in 2017. The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. The suspect or suspects have not been identified and the motive is unknown.

 

ORIGINAL STORY: A body was found in Downtown Las Vegas overnight.

The man was found at around 12:30 a.m. near City Parkway and Ogden, not far from Main Street Station. He was found near a power box. Initially, it was believed the man was sleeping.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene. However, it this time it is not known if the man's death is suspicious.

The Clark County coroner will identify the man after relatives have been notified.