PICTURED: Man Killed In Las Vegas Kitchen Fire IDENTIFIED

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The Clark County Coroner identified the victim who was killed in a kitchen fire as Shaun Vega Jr. from Las Vegas. He was 28 years old.

Vega was killed after a flash fire on the stove burned his face and hands.


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The fire happened around 1:45 a.m. Saturday at an apartment complex at 3333 North Michael Way, near Rancho Drive. Firefighters forced their way into an upstairs apartment and found the victim just inside the door unresponsive. The fire was quickly extinguished. h/t

Cheri Nichole: “Omg please don’t say its so…..my friend is gone Rip…..I’m at a lost for words”

Kimmesha L Davis: “Lost a good dude the fact u lost your life doing what u love cook in paradise Shaun Vega Jr”

Vianca C. McClain: “Soooo sad. Idk what happened but this has sadden me. Praying for his loved ones. RIP Shaun Vega Jr”

Shaun Vega Jr. fast facts:

Former Trainer at Target.
Studied Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of Memphis.
Went to University of Memphis.
Went to Northeast High School.
From Memphis, Tennessee.

The fire caused a total of $25,000 in damage, gutting the kitchen and causing smoke damage to the rest of the apartment.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends at this difficult time.


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