Monday, November 1, 2010

Metro seeks assistance in 2007 murder case

On April 28, 2007 at approximately 11:54 p.m., L.V.M.P.D. Patrol Officers responded to the intersection of Reno Ave. and Gypsum Reefs Street to investigate a report of a male lying in the roadway. Arriving officers and medical personnel located the victim and determined he was deceased from apparent trauma not related to a traffic accident. The Clark County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as Byron Harris, a white male adult, 54 years of age, of Las Vegas.

At the time of the attack Harris was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans, and was riding a yellow “beach cruiser” style bicycle.

Currently no suspects have been identified in this case, and detectives are seeking the public’s assistance.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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