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Police probe homicide after body found in downtown Vegas

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A homicide investigation was under way Friday after a body was found in downtown Las Vegas.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, officers responded to South City and Grand Central parkways at 8:59 a.m. on reports of a man down.

Police said a 60-year-old homeless man was found unconscious with head trauma at that location by a friend of his.

The death marked the 15th homicide in Metro's jurisdiction this year.

Police have not identified a suspect in the case. A motive was not immediately known.

Anyone with further information on this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. 

The Clark County Coroner's Office will later release the identity of the man.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for developments.

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