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Security guard dies in scuffle; suspect charged

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Metro police say a man was arrested and faces a murder charge following a scuffle early Friday morning that resulted in the death of a security guard.

Police were called to Bridger Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard around 2 a.m. on Friday to investigate a fight between an unarmed security guard and another man.

The security guard was taken to Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Metro detectives said it appears the men got into a fight and the security guard fell to the ground.

The suspect, identified as Blake Valbracht, 29, stayed at the scene and surrendered to police. He was booked into Clark County Detention Center.

The coroner will identify the victim and release his cause of death in the coming days.

If you have any information about this incident, you're 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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