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Vegas casino shooter from Lake Forest

Las Vegas police officers stwatch outside entrance Excalibur hotel-casino after shooting near registratidesk left two dead  Friday Dec. 14

Las Vegas police officers stand watch outside the entrance to the Excalibur hotel-casino after a shooting near the registration desk left two dead on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. ~ AP

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Updated: January 19, 2013 6:19AM



LAS VEGAS — Authorities have identified a 31-year-old gunman who fatally wounded a concierge desk worker and killed himself at a Las Vegas Strip casino hotel as Edward C. Brandt of Lake Forest.

The Clark County coroner said Monday that 30-year-old Jessica Corinne Kenny of Las Vegas was shot more than once and died at a hospital shortly after the Friday evening shooting at the Excalibur resort.

Brandt killed himself with a gunshot to the head.

Kenny was a vendor at the hotel for the travel Web site VEGAS.com.

Police say Brandt and Kenny might have dated in the past, but that a motive for the murder-suicide wasn’t immediately clear.

A telephone message to a Brandt family member wasn’t immediately returned.



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