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Man stabbed to death and left on sidewalk ID'd

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A Las Vegas Metro cruiser parked near where a body was discovered on Flamingo Road on Thursday, May 1. (Erik Ho/FOX5) A Las Vegas Metro cruiser parked near where a body was discovered on Flamingo Road on Thursday, May 1. (Erik Ho/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Metro police are investigating the discovery of a body on Flamingo Road near Swenson Street on Thursday night.

The department's Lt. John Liberty said police received a call about the body at 9:30 p.m.

Officers located the body of a man who appeared to be in his late 50s near Flamingo.

Police on Friday said it appeared the man died from stab wounds, and there was a great deal of blood on his chest and stomach.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the man as 36-year-old Marvin Lutin. His death was ruled a homicide.

This marks the 41st homicide in Metro's jurisdiction so far in 2014.

Earlier on Thursday, the body of an apparent gunshot victim was found on Owens Avenue near Eastern Avenue.

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