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Man dies after being beaten in northwest Las Vegas home

A man died Sunday after a family disturbance turned physical in the northwest Las Vegas Valley.

At about 5:15 p.m. New Year’s Day, Metropolitan Police Department officers received reports that a beating left a man unresponsive at a home in the 6100 block of Blossom Knoll Avenue.

The Clark County coroner’s office identified the man as 64-year-old Jorge Antonio Castillo-Echeagary of North Las Vegas.

In a statement, Las Vegas police said responders found Castillo-Echeagary with trauma to his face. He was taken to University Medical Center, where he died.

In the statement, police said Castillo-Echeagary had been dating a woman who also lived at the residence and that her son had fought with him.

The son left the home after the confrontation and police are looking for him.

This is the second homicide Metro has investigated in 2017.

Metro encourages anyone with information about the incident to call Metro’s homicide section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Rachel Hershkovitz at rhershkovitz@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @rzhershkovitz on Twitter.

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