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Man faces murder charges in killing of Vegas security guard

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Updated: 7/05/2013 5:47 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning, LVMPD officers responded to the 800 block of Bridger Avenue to investigate reports of a physical altercation between an unarmed security guard and another male.

Officers arrived at scene as medical personnel were rendering aid to the security guard victim. He was later transported to Valley Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A preliminary investigation conducted by Homicide detectives indicates both men were involved in physical altercation when the victim fell to the ground and became unresponsive. The suspect, who remained at the scene and surrendered to officers, was identified as 29 year-old Blake Valbracht.

Valbracht was booked into the Clark County Detention Center where he faces charges of Murder.

The identity of the deceased, as well as the exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing. Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at ww.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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