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Man found dead in Las Vegas motel room

Updated Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | 10:10 a.m.

Budget Suites

A man found dead inside a Budget Suites of America motel room has been identified as Joshua Edmond Fortin, 35, of Las Vegas, according to Clark County Coroner’s Office officials.

Metro Police Lt. Mark Reddon said police got a call from someone in Arizona to report that a friend found the caller’s brother dead inside a room at Budget Suites in the 3600 block of West Tropicana Avenue about 12:45 p.m.

The caller said her brother had a history of drug use and depression.

Homicide investigators are investigating the death. The Coroner’s Office is working to determine a cause of death.

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