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3 dead in suspected murder-suicide in Henderson neighborhood

Updated May 20, 2024 - 1:06 pm

Three people were found dead in a suspected murder-suicide at an apartment complex in Henderson on Sunday afternoon, police said.

The Henderson Police Department released the following statement:

“On May 19th, 2024, at approximately 3:20pm, the City of Henderson Police and Fire Departments responded to the 3000 block of High View Drive in reference to a reported shooting incident.

Officers arrived on scene to discover 3 individuals with apparent gunshot wounds, and all 3 were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Preliminarily, this incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide with no ongoing threat to the community.”

In a release on Monday, police said a “male 911 caller advised his 28-year-old male friend has just shot his 33-year-old ex-girlfriend, her 37-year-old estranged husband and then himself.”

The name of the decedents will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office pending notification of next of kin.

The case is being investigated as the third and fourth homicide in Henderson this year.

If you’re thinking about suicide, or are worried about a friend or loved one, help is available 24/7 by calling or texting the Lifeline network at 988. Live chat is available at 988lifeline.org.

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