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Metro investigates stabbing death in east Las Vegas

Updated December 6, 2022 - 12:57 pm

Metro detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a man in east Las Vegas.

Officers responded about 1:30 a.m. Saturday to reports of an unresponsive man near a trash dumpster in an alley of 1300 Sombrero Drive, near East Desert Inn Road and South Maryland Parkway, according to a news release.

He had an apparent stab wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim was Las Vegas resident Marcos Rocha, 30, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.

Anyone with any information about the stabbing is urged to contact the Metro homicide section at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Review Journal Metro intern Mark Credico contributed to this report.

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