Taxi Passenger Fatally Stabbed Friday Night ID'ed

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - The victim stabbed by a cab driver following a heated argument when he refused to pay for his cab ride has been identified.

It happened around 10:35 p.m., Friday when victim, 26-year-old Bradley Cheeseman, fought with a cab driver after refusing to pay for his ride on the 100 block E. of 5th Street.

The fight escalated between Cheeseman and the cab driver that led to a fatal cut on his neck by the cab driver. He later died from his injury.

The cab driver returned to his cab and waited for police arrival.

There was a second man who was part of the original fare. He left prior to the altercation. Investigators would like to identify and speak with that man. He is described as follows:

White male, approximately six feet tall, medium build approximately 200 pounds, short/collar length hair grey/silver in color, no facial hair, wearing a black jacket and neutral colored pants.

There are no charges being filed at this time, but the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with further information is requested to call: Reno Police Department - Detective Division 334-2115 Secret Witness - 322-4900

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