UPDATE: Coroner identifies man found dead inside towed vehicle

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Jessie Murillo, 38, as the man found dead in a vehicle inside a tow yard on July 30. His death was ruled a homicide, caused by gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

North Las Vegas Police located Murillo in the 2500 block of Kiel Way, near Carey Avenue and Commerce Street. The vehicle had been towed a week prior from an alley in the 400 block of North 14th Street.

LVMPD Homicide detectives responded to the scene and later found out the vehicle was towed at the request of a resident of the property where the vehicle was parked. That resident also contacted the tow company directly.

There is currently no suspect information and a motive is unknown.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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