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UPDATE: Victim identified in Henderson homicide

Posted at 10:43 AM, Dec 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-08 21:49:10-05

UPDATE DEC. 8: 47-year-old Christopher Hodgkin has been named as the victim of the homicide that occurred on Racetrack Road. The coroner says Hodgkin died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Henderson police are also looking for a car that may be connected with the suspicious death.

Officials are asking the public's help in finding a 2003 dark blue 4-door Honda Accord with Nevada license plates 061UKC. The vehicle has a sunroof, lightly tinted windows, a hood that is slightly oxidized, and a gas tank flap that won't close and sticks open.

Anyone who sees the vehicle should not disturb it and should call police immediately at 311 or at 702-267-4911. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

No additional information is available at this time, as this is an ongoing investigation.


Details are scarce at this time, but we do know that Henderson police were called to the 700 block of Racetrack Road, near Boulder Highway, to examine a dead body.

Officers arrived at the scene around 7:30 a.m. and found what they described as "suspicious circumstance" surrounding the death of the person.

They are currently treating the incident as a homicide and are early in their preliminary investigation.