Las Vegas police: Man dies after robbery on New Year’s Day, person of interest at large
Update March 3
The deceased has been identified as Roy Benson Kridler, 62, of Las Vegas. His cause of death was acute coronary artery thrombus in the setting of a carjacking. His manner of death was ruled a homicide.
UPDATE - Jan. 4
Las Vegas police have released new photos of a man they say robbed and killed someone on New Year’s Day near Spring Mountain and Wynn Roads.
Police say throughout the course of the investigation, detectives were able to locate photos of a person of interest driving the victim’s vehicle.
LVMPD is looking for the victim’s vehicle, a 2012 Black Ford Escape with Nevada plate LVTK84.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of this vehicle and suspect you are urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 702-385-5555.
Original story continues below.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A man died after he was robbed near a business complex on New Year’s Day.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said they were called to the 4100 block of Spring Mountain Road, near Wynn Road, around 1:34 a.m. Jan. 1 after a report of a robbery. Arriving officers found a male victim suffering from injuries sustained during the robbery.
According to police, the man collapsed while he was speaking to officers. Medical personnel responded and the man was pronounced dead on scene. The Clark County Coroner’s Office will identify the man once next of kin is notified.
LVMPD homicide is investigating. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at email@example.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
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