Police: Man accused of killing ex-wife had been ‘watching her’

A Las Vegas police report shows a man accused of killing his ex-wife told investigators he had been “watching her” before she was found brutally beaten Friday.

Marvin Fernando Moran, 36, faces one count each of first-degree murder and kidnapping.

Police found the body of Iris Moran, 37, lying in a puddle of blood, according to an arrest report made public Monday. Her hands were tied behind her back, and she had been beaten with unknown object.

Homicide detectives said the killing was domestic-related.

Moran told police he had been monitoring his ex-wife, with whom he has two children, because she had been hanging out with “the wrong people.”

Police previously said they got an anonymous 911 call Friday morning about the woman’s condition. The report identified the caller as Moran.

“Alright pay attention, 2606 S. Durango, apartment 873, there’s a (expletive) dying, go help her out, ain’t no joke,” Moran said, according to the report.

This is a developing story.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites.


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