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Coroner IDs victim stabbed to death near downtown Las Vegas

A man found stabbed to death Sunday night near downtown Las Vegas has been identified.

Juan Miguel Rincon, 35, died of multiple sharp force injuries, the Clark County coroner’s office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

Police were called just before 6 p.m. to the 400 block of Mesquite Avenue, near City Parkway, after Rincon was found dead with multiple stab wounds, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ray Spencer said.

Officers arrested a suspect in his death Tuesday. Shelbe Rivera, 23, was booked into Clark County Detention Center on a murder charge.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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