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Police: Homeless man’s death considered suspicious

Updated July 16, 2023 - 4:23 pm

A homeless man’s death in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday night is being considered a homicide by authorities.

While Las Vegas police initially deemed the death suspicious, homicide detectives in their ongoing investigation have determined that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation before to his death.

On Saturday at around 6:05 p.m., the homeless man was found dead on a pedestrian bridge in the 900 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North, near East Washington Avenue, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Mark Lourenco.

The investigation is ongoing, and the victim’s identity will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @davidwilson_RJ on Twitter. Contact Kiara Adams at kadams@reviewjournal.com or 702-380-0399. Follow @kiadams101 on Twitter.

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