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Metro police trying to ID homicide victim

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The victim's jacket. (LVMPD) The victim's jacket. (LVMPD)
A closer look at the victim's jacket. The lettering says "Phat Farm." (LVMPD) A closer look at the victim's jacket. The lettering says "Phat Farm." (LVMPD)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Metro police are asking for the public's help in identifying an apparent homicide victim discovered on Wednesday.

Police said they received a call about a man lying on Sandy Lane near Owens Avenue at 6:21 a.m.

Officers discovered the body of a man who appeared to have died from blunt force trauma.

The victim is described as between 44 and 55 years old, between 5'8" and 6' and weighing between 170 and 190 pounds with black hair.

The man was wearing a distinctive jacket pictured in this story bearing the brand name "Phat Farm."

Police have not identified suspects in this case.

Anyone with information on the victim or the circumstances of his apparent slaying is urged to call Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. You may also leave information online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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