Las Vegas police find two bodies in suspected murder-suicide


Two bodies were found in northeast Las Vegas on Friday night in what police are calling a murder-suicide.
Las Vegas police responded to a desert area near Lake Mead Boulevard east of Hollywood Boulevard, where they discovered two bodies with gunshot wounds about 9:45 p.m.
The body of a man was found lying outside of a vehicle, and the body of a female was inside the vehicle.
They were not immediately idntified.
Homicide detectives learned that a 911 call had been made earlier in the evening saying a woman was taken from her Steelhead Lane home by her ex-boyfriend.
Based on a preliminary investigation, detectives connected the two situations and suspect it was a murder-suicide related to a domestic issue.
The Clark County coroner’s office will identify the victims and give an exact cause of death.
Anyone with information on this incident can call the Police Department’s homicide section at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
Contact reporter Annalise Porter at aporter@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0264.

 

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