Man found dead in North Las Vegas home
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A man was found dead in a North Las Vegas home Tuesday afternoon.
NLVPD Sgt. Jeff Wall said officers were called to a home in the 900 block of Stanley Avenue, near Owens Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard North, around 3 p.m. June 21 for a welfare check.
When police arrived, they found a 53-year-old man dead inside the home. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Ricardo Ramirez-Rios. Ramirez-Rios died from a gunshot wound to the head/neck and his death was ruled a homicide.
No other victims were located and no suspects are in custody, NLVPD said.
Daniel Hernandez, the victim’s nephew, said he was a hard working man.
“My uncle was a generous man, I mean, he liked to gamble a lot, he used to be wise, noble to everybody,” Hernandez said.
Wall said detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide and the investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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