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Las Vegas slaying suspect arrested in California

A man suspected of killing a woman near Circus Circus on Saturday morning has been arrested in California, according to Las Vegas police.

Kevin Meade, 27, was identified as a possible suspect on Sunday. He was stopped in Hemet, Calif., where Metro detectives traveled to interview him, police said.

Upon further investigating, police obtained an arrest warrant for murder with a deadly weapon, police said.

Metro and the California police department are waiting on extradition, Metro spokesman officer Jesse Royball said.

Cassandra Rosete, 27, was found dead on a sidewalk after a shooting in the 2600 block of Industrial Road about 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police said.

An initial investigation from homicide detectives determined that Rosete was shot by a man who then fled the scene on foot, police said Saturday.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites.

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