Nevada authorities say a authorized pimp who gained recognition for an HBO sequence about his enterprise and a Republican candidate for the state Legislature has died.
Nye County sheriff Lt. David Boruchowitz stated an worker at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch brothel exterior of Las Vegas summoned authorities just a little earlier than 11 a.m. Tuesday after Hof was discovered unresponsive and never respiratory. He was 72.
Boruchowitz says there isn’t a signal of foul play.
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Hof was the Republican nominee this 12 months for a closely GOP legislative district. Ballots have already been printed within the race and it wasn’t instantly clear how elections officers would deal with Hof’s loss of life.
Hof owned a handful of brothels in Nevada, the one state that permits them to legally function.
The sheriff in Nye County, Nevada, says Dennnis Hof had a birthday bash with greater than 100 associates, together with former Phoenix-area sheriff Joe Arpaio the evening earlier than Hof was discovered lifeless at one in all his brothels.
Sheriff Sharon Wehrly, who is also the county coroner, additionally was on the celebration. She says an post-mortem shall be performed by the Clark County coroner in Las Vegas.
The Nye County sheriff’s workplace is investigating.
The sheriff says Hof was sitting on a stool and speaking with individuals when she left the celebration on the Pahrump Nugget Resort & On line casino after 10 p.m. Monday.