Stabbing victim identified after Friday morning incident at Rio

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man who was stabbed to death early Friday morning at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 38-year-old Carlos Polanco Garcia.

Garcia’s death may have been narcotics related and the suspect knew the victim, detectives said on Friday.

The coroner’s office said Garcia died of multiple stab wounds, and the manner was homicide.

He was taken to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead.

Police haven’t released any additional information at this time.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the Crime Stoppers website.

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