I-Team sources: Metro police investigating room attendant’s death at Bally’s

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a guest room attendant’s death at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, sources tell the I-Team. 

The Clark County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday identified the woman as 61-year-old Basilisa Smith. Her body was discovered Sunday afternoon. She was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead just after 5:30 p.m.

Security at the property initially believed Smith died from a medical episode. New information revealed Tuesday led Metro police to examine the incident as a possible homicide.

It was unclear if she died from a homicide or another reason and her cause of death has not yet been determined.

Police are also investigating a shooting that occurred at Bally’s early Sunday morning. There is no known connection between the incidents.

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