UPDATE: Man found dead in RV fire identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Phillip Richard, 54, as the man found dead after an RV motorhome fire near Bonanza Road and MLK Boulevard on Jan. 31. His cause of death is pending.

According to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, the fire was reported at 4:51 a.m. on Sunny Place. After extinguishing the blaze, fire crews found a deceased person inside the vehicle. Fire officials say the person was known to sleep in the RV.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to a nearby home and other vehicles.

Fatal RV fire on Sunny Place on Jan. 31, 2020 (Photo credit: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue)

A joint investigation into the fire will be conducted by the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Arson Investigators, Metro homicide detectives and crime scene investigators and Clark County Coroner’s Office investigators.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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