Two men were indicted this week in the execution-style slayings of a couple in Las Vegas, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Marcial Casarez, 36, and Sergio Davila, 24, each face charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon, first-degree kidnapping, robbery with use of a deadly weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery in connection with the Nov. 16 killings.
Casarez was initially arrested in December on murder charges after 32-year-old Jamel Colbert and 21-year-old Shelby Robinson were found shot to death.
Davila was arrested a day after the shooting on a charge of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and later tied to the slayings.
Both men are being held without bail in the Clark County Detention Center.
Police were first called to an apartment at the 2100 block of Ballard Drive, near the intersection of Charleston Avenue and Eastern Avenue. That’s where they found Colbert shot multiple times. About a quarter mile south — in the parking lot of Pepe’s Tacos, 2490 Fremont St. — police found Robinson shot to death in a car.
Though Robinson and Colbert were dating, police said their deaths were not “domestic-related.”
Prosecutors said Wednesday that the couple had been held at gunpoint inside a home known for drug activity before being taken outside and shot by a “military grade rifle.”
Robinson was shot at least twice, possibly four times, in the head, prosecutors said. Colbert suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head and multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.
Court records show Casarez was previously convicted of possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, among other charges. He also has faced federal weapons possession charges.
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