On Friday, August 17, 2012, the body of a deceased individual was discovered on the side of Los Feliz Street, just north of Bonanza Road in the Northeast part of Las Vegas. The Clark County Coroner’s Office has ruled the death a homicide, and LVMPD Homicide Detectives are seeking assistance in identifying the victim.
The individual is described as a white male adult, 16 to 25 years of age, standing approximately 5’10” tall and weighing between 135 and 150 pounds with short light brown hair.
Additionally, the victim had a distinctive tattoo of a green skull on his right shoulder, and a band with letters on his left forearm. Photos of these tattoos accompany this release.
Anyone with any information as to the identity of the victim, or any information about his murder, are urged to call the LVMPD Homicide Section at 828-3521, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
*** UPDATE – Victim Identified and Vehicle of Interest Sought — UPDATE ***
A vehicle of interest in this case is described as a silver or grey late model Chevrolet or GMC extended cab four wheel drive pickup truck with a raised suspension system and a loud exhaust. It was observed leaving the area of Los Feliz Street and Bonanza Road at approximately 4:00 a.m. on the morning of the crime.
LVMPD Homicide Detectives are attempting to locate anyone who has any knowledge of Daniel Dean Way including: His place of residence, His current or previous employers, Any family members, friends or associates, and His activities leading up to August 17, 2012.
Anyone with any information concerning Daniel Dean Way, or the vehicle of interest in this case, is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 828-3521, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of this crime as Daniel Dean Way, 19 years of age of Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
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400-B S. Martin L. King Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106
Office (702) 828-3394 Fax (702) 828-1550
Douglas C. Gillespie, Sheriff
August 22, 2012
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