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Authorities investigate Filipino American UNLV student’s death following charity boxing event

UNLV student death investigated

Police have launched an investigation into the death of Nathan Valencia, a junior at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) who succumbed to his injuries following a charity boxing event last week.

What happened: Valencia, who never had any proper training in the sport, participated in a boxing charity event organized by the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. The event was held at the Sahara Event Center on Nov. 19, according to Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Woman accused of punching 6-year-old Asian boy in Las Vegas charged with hate crime

Las Vegas

A woman accused of punching a 6-year-old boy and spewing anti-Asian remarks at his family in Las Vegas has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, NextShark has learned.

What you need to know: The child’s mother, who asked to be identified only by her TikTok handle @uhmmajo, filmed the suspect as she berated her family inside The Shops at Crystals, a luxury mall located in the CityCenter complex. Her video and surveillance footage have both been helpful in identifying and arresting the suspect, she said.

Woman accused of racism, punching 6-year-old Asian boy in the neck in Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to specify the location of the incident. The alleged physical assault did not occur inside The Shops at Crystals, but right outside its doors after the family had exited and the woman came up from behind them.

A woman has been accused of punching a 6-year-old Asian boy while hurling racial slurs at him and his mother in Las Vegas this week.

Las Vegas Nail Salon M‌u‌r‌d‌er S‌u‌s‌p‌ec‌t Identified, H‌or‌rify‌ing Fo‌ot‌a‌ge Released

The Las Vegas Me‌tro‌p‌o‌litan P‌o‌l‌ice De‌par‌tm‌ent have named a s‌u‌sp‌ec‌t and released surveillance footage regarding a ‌‌mu‌rd‌er that took place on December 29.

The s‌u‌sp‌ec‌t has been identified as 21-year old Krystal Whipple. Whipple had attempted to drive off from the nail salon without paying the $35 fee for her manicure.