Man found dead in backyard of southeast Las Vegas home identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Asibayo Whitfield, 44, as the man found dead in the backyard of a southeast Las Vegas residence on Jan. 25. His death was ruled a homicide, caused by sharp forced injuries.

Metro Police were dispatched to the 5400 block of Viscount Carlson Drive near Russell Road and Maryland Parkway around 9:45 a.m., where they discovered Whitfield’s body.

Detectives from the LVMPD Homicide Section responded to the scene and are investigating the death.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (702) 385-5555.

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