Las Vegas stabbing victim ID’d by coroner’s office

The Clark County coroner’s office identified the body of a man who was found in a flood control channel near Owens Avenue and B Street on Tuesday.

Michael David Trudeau, 44, died of stab wounds to the neck and back, the coroner’s office reported Saturday.

The body was found about 2:55 p.m., according to Las Vegas police, and forensic evidence suggested it had been there for 15 to 20 days.

Trudeau’s death was ruled a homicide.

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