Coroner identifies man stabbed during North Las Vegas fight
Eric Blackmon, 40, died from multiple stab wounds during a fight in a shopping center parking lot.
The Clark County coroner’s office Friday identified a man who was fatally stabbed outside a North Las Vegas business earlier this month.
Eric Blackmon, 40, died from multiple stab wounds, according to the coroner.
Police said Blackmon was stabbed by Yaroslan Granda Ruedas, 39, during a fight in a shopping center parking lot in the 5500 block of Simmons Street on Feb. 7.
According to an arrest report, Granda Ruedas stabbed Blackmon in the back with a 12-inch knife and claimed self-defense when speaking with police after his arrest.
Granda Ruedas remains in custody without bail and is due in court on March 2, court records show.
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