UPDATE: Police now confirm that Amir Haggi, the man who was found in the trunk of a car near Tropicana and Valley View in August is the same man reported missing out of Arizona.


LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Human remains were found inside the trunk of a car near Tropicana Avenue and Valley View Boulevard, police said.

The victim, identified as Amir Haggi by the Clark County coroner, died from a gunshot wound to the head. His death was ruled as a homicide.

Lt. Jason Johansson with LVMPD releases new details in a homicide investigation near Tropicana and Valley View on Friday evening. (KLAS)

On Friday around 1:46 p.m. police responded to a call reporting a suspicious vehicle parked at an apartment complex in the 3600 block of W Tropicana near the Wild Wild West Gambling Hall.

When officers arrived at the scene, they approached the vehicle which was a white BMW car. Police said that as they approached the car, they smelled a foul odor coming from it.

When officers entered the BMW, they found human remains in the trunk. Police initially said that based on the condition of the remains, it appeared to be a homicide.

No other information is available at this time. If you have any information regarding this homicide, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.