“It was a narcotics deal turned bad,” said North Las Vegas police spokesman Eric Leavitt.
A third person suspected in the death of 24-year-old Esmeralda Gonzalez has been arrested in Wisconsin on murder and kidnapping charges, the Review-Journal has learned.
Las Vegas police on Thursday asked for the public’s help in finding a person of interest in a fatal shooting on Sept. 16 that killed an 18-year-old man.
The death of a 50-year-old man, who died in Las Vegas police custody after he was stopped for riding his bike without safety lights, was ruled a homicide Thursday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Authorities believe a body found encased in a concrete and wooden structure in the Las Vegas desert is that of 24-year-old Esmeralda Gonzalez, court documents indicate.
A judge denied bail Tuesday for a man charged in the death of a woman whose body was found in a concrete and wooden structure in the Las Vegas desert.
As of Monday, Henderson police spokesman Rod Peña said no arrests had been made in the case.
Las Vegas police suspect that a man who was found dead on Sunday in a parked car in east Las Vegas was killed in a drug-related shooting.
The body of a woman who had been missing since May was found last week inside a “concrete and wooden structure” in a desert area north of the valley, Las Vegas police said.
One man died and another was injured after a shooting Saturday night in Henderson, police said.