Sacto 9-1-1
November 22, 2012
Man stabbed to death at Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs

By Matt Weiser

A man was killed in a stabbing Wednesday night at Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs.

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office reported that deputies were dispatched to the casino at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday following an alleged stabbing. A male victim was transported by friends to Marshall Medical Center in Placerville. Life-saving efforts at the hospital were unable to revive the man and he was pronounced dead.

The victim's name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of relatives.

After interviewing witnesses and analyzing the crime scene, the Sheriff's Office reported in a news release that detectives are looking for a man named Estaphen Juarez as a person of interest in the incident.

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