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Las Vegas woman killed in apparent murder-suicide ID’d by coroner

Updated June 22, 2021 - 8:24 pm

A woman found dead after an apparent murder-suicide last Wednesday was identified Tuesday by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Guille Gallegos, 62, of Las Vegas, died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the coroner’s office. Her manner of death was ruled a homicide.

Metropolitan Police Department homicide Lt. Ray Spencer said it appeared Gallegos’ husband, 68-year-old Moises Gallegos, fatally shot his wife, then himself in their home at the Tuscano Condominiums, located at 7255 W. Sunset Road.

The couple was found after Spencer said the wife’s employer requested a welfare check. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255, provides access to trained telephone counselors, 24/7. The Crisis Text Line is a free, national service available 24/7. Text HOME to 741741.

SafeNest operates a 24-hour crisis hotline for domestic violence victims or people who feel they may become a victim of domestic violence. Residents can call or text 702-646-4981.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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