Arrest In Strip Fight That Turned Deadly

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Joseph Hyde. Photo LVMPD

Joseph Hyde. Photo LVMPD

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(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–A man has been arrested in the fight that killed a homeless man on the Strip earlier this yer.

Arrested is 54 year old Joseph Hyde. Police say he punched and shoved Michael Burtosky on the bridge connecting New York New York with the MGM Grand on September 14th.

Witnesses told police the victim was intoxicated, and got into an argument with Hyde. Burtosky fell, hit his head and died three days later of the injuries. Metro police say they are charging Hyde with murder.


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