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Man’s suicide at Las Vegas casino blamed on loss of ‘meals for life’ buffet pass

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LAS VEGAS — A man who shot himself inside a Las Vegas casino-resort on Easter Sunday claims he killed himself because he was banned from the resort where he won “free meals for life” after he allegedly harassed co-workers.

The man, John Noble, was found dead of a self-inflicted wound around 5 p.m. Sunday near the buffet at M Resort Spa and Casino.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal said Monday it received a package from Noble that explained why he ended his life. It contained a DVD, photos and over 300 pages of notes.

In his last words, Noble blamed his suicide on depression caused by the resort after they awarded him free meals for life and then banned him from the property after he apparently harassed multiple employees.

“Today, I end my life due to the M Resort Spa Casino and its employees,” the 53-year-old Noble wrote in a suicide note obtained by the paper.

Noble also detailed the threats he made on Easter Sunday 2013, three weeks after he was banned from the resort.

According to a police report obtained by The Las Vegas Review-Journal, authorities responded to the resort on March 31, 2013, after a woman claimed she was being stalked by Noble and he had threatened to kill her.

Noble was placed in protective custody and spent three days at a psychiatric hospital. He reportedly continued to harass employees on social media, posting photos and personal information up until a few days before his death.

Noble also set his vehicle on fire in the casino’s parking garage on Sunday. No other serious injuries were reported.