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October 3, 2019 at 10:53 am

**Update** Homicide investigation

On September 28th, 2019 at approximately 0655 hours, Sparks Police responded to the 200 block of 22nd Street, for a disturbance call.  When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive male in the parking lot of a nearby motel.  The male was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

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Sparks Detectives responded and are currently investigating this case as a Homicide.

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Due to this being an active investigation, no further details can or will be released at this time.

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The identification of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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**Update**

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The victim has been identified as Michael KRANTZ, a 58-year-old Sparks resident.

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The investigation is still ongoing and no suspect(s) have been identified.  

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The Sparks Police is asking for anyone that may have information related to the incident to please call the Sparks Detective division at 353-2225 or Secret Witness, who has already offered a reward of $2500 regarding this incident.  Secret Witness can be reached at 322-4900 or at secretwitness.com.

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