Las Vegas Sun

March 5, 2015

Currently: 45° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Death of man found near Eastern Avenue in Henderson ruled homicide


The Clark County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of a man found Monday morning on the side of a road near Eastern Avenue a homicide.

Henderson Police found Joshua Allen Dufort, 23, of Henderson, at about 5:30 a.m. on the side of Pecos Ridge Parkway. He was dead at the scene and had suspicious injuries, police said.

The coroner has ruled he died of multiple blunt force trauma to the head and strangulation.

Anyone with information is being asked to call the Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-4750 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Previous Discussion: 1 comments so far…

Comments are moderated by Las Vegas Sun editors. Our goal is not to limit the discussion, but rather to elevate it. Comments should be relevant and contain no abusive language. Comments that are off-topic, vulgar, profane or include personal attacks will be removed. Full comments policy. Additionally, we now display comments from trusted commenters by default. Those wishing to become a trusted commenter need to verify their identity or sign in with Facebook Connect to tie their Facebook account to their Las Vegas Sun account. For more on this change, read our story about how it works and why we did it.

Only trusted comments are displayed on this page. Untrusted comments have expired from this story.

  1. This is eerily similar to someone shot dead on Fort Apache and Tropicana not long ago. Found the guy shot in the head around 5:30am laying at the bus stop. No witnesses and in nicer areas of town too.