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20-year-old stabbed to death in northeast Las Vegas identified

Updated August 10, 2022 - 9:55 pm

The Clark County coroner’s office Wednesday identified a 20-year-old who was fatally stabbed in northeast Las Vegas early Saturday.

Melvin Rodriguez of Las Vegas died of a stab wound of the chest. His death was ruled a homicide, according to the coroner.

Police said Rodriguez was dropped off at North Vista Hospital around 4 a.m. and later died. North Las Vegas Police Department officers determined that Rodriguez was stabbed in the 1100 block of North Pecos Road, near Osage Avenue.

No one was in custody as of Wednesday afternoon.

A GoFundMe page was created to raise money for Rodriguez’s funeral expenses.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @davidwilson_RJ on Twitter.

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