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Man arrested following fatal stabbing near Sahara and Maryland

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Man arrested following fatal stabbing near Sahara and Maryland

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Jun 9, 2014 - UPDATED: Jun 9, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A man has been arrested in connection with an early morning homicide.

On Monday at approximately 3:20 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the 800 block of East Sahara Avenue to investigate a report of an unresponsive male on the ground.

Arriving patrol officers located an adult male behind a nearby business who was deceased from apparent stab wounds.

As a result of the investigation, homicide detectives arrested 55-year-old James Pete in connection with this crime. He was transported to the Clark County Detention Center and faces one count of murder with a deadly weapon.

The identity of the victim will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.