Las Vegas police arrest 1 suspect in southwest valley homicide

Las Vegas police arrested a man on Saturday in connection with a homicide on Nov. 5 in the southwest valley.

Metro detectives identified 18-year-old Cody Sullivan as one suspect arrested in the homicide. A second suspect remains unidentified and at large.

Patrol officers encountered Sullivan on Saturday after responding to a petty larceny-related call at a business in the 4100 block of South Rainbow Boulevard.

Police said Sullivan was arrested and taken to the Clark County Detention Center, where he faces charges of murder, burglary while in possession of a firearm, robbery with deadly weapon and possession of controlled substance (cocaine).

Just after 2 p.m., on Nov. 5, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 6300 block of Sandpiper Way for reports of a man having been shot. Arriving officers found 35-year-old Thomas Frank Jones V of Las Vegas inside the residence. Medical personnel pronounced him dead.

Police said the homicide was a result of a home invasion and likely narcotics-related.


Anyone with information may call the homicide section at 702-828-3521, or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Raven Jackson at or 702-383-0381. Follow @ravenmjackson on Twitter.

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