Officers later contacted and questioned 37-year-old Benjamin Gerard Hawkins, and determined that Hawkins and the victim had been engaged in some sort of verbal altercation while in the casino restroom.
Police say the argument continued outside of the restroom, at which time Hawkins struck Massie in the face, killing him.
Police say Hawkins was arrested and booked into jail for one count of Open Murder.
Anyone with any information regarding this latest incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com
, or the LVMPD Homicide Section at 828-3521.
----Information from: Las Vegas Metro Police Dept.