Name of Iowa casino fall victim is released

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February 8th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Nebraska man who was fatally injured in a fall at a Council Bluffs casino.  He was identified as 62-year-old Robert McIntyre, of Omaha, Neb.  Council Bluffs officials say McIntyre was going from the second floor to the third floor of the Ameristar Casino-Hotel casino on an escalator Friday evening. He stumbled and fell over a railing, dropping 20 to 25 feet to the first floor.  Authorities say McIntyre was taken to an Omaha hospital, where he died.