Las Vegas police confirm death of missing Phoenix man Amir Haggi – The Arizona Republic

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that a man who was reported missing in Phoenix has been found dead in Las Vegas.
According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, 41-year-old Amir Haggi was found dead by Las Vegas police on Aug. 19 inside a car parked at a Budget Suites near Tropicana Avenue.
Haggi suffered a gunshot wound to the head consistent with homicide, the coroner’s office said.
Haggi was reported missing on June 5, where he was last seen near North 16th Street and East Colter Street, according to the Phoenix Police Department.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, officers received a call about a suspicious vehicle in a Budget Suites parking lot around 1:45 p.m. Reports noted a foul odor emanating from the car. Officers opened the trunk to find Haggi dead inside.
Las Vegas police said that Haggi had been there for some time due to the level of decomposition of the body.
Additional information into his death was not provided by police.
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