Vegas casino executive dies; police investigating

Mar 10, 2010 12:19 AM

Staff & Wire Reports |

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas says its chief operating officer has died.

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas says its chief operating officer has died.

Las Vegas police said Tuesday that a man was found dead inside the home of Randy Kwasniewski.

Police Officer Bill Cassell says police responded just before 10 a.m. to a report of a man dead of a gunshot wound at a home in northwest Las Vegas.

Lt. George Castro says detectives were later called to Kwasniewski's house.

The hotel released a statement confirming Kwasniewski's death and offering prayers for his family, but containing no other details.

The Hard Rock is owned by Morgans Hotel Group and an equity partner and is separate from the restaurant chain of the same name.

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