The body of a woman found Tuesday in a burned-out apartment near Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway was identified as 32-year-old Las Vegas resident Lucresia Espinoza by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Las Vegas police said it appears that Espinoza died from a stab wound. Homicide detectives are investigating the death.
The fire was reported at 5:14 a.m. and involved a single unit of the complex at 5701 Missouri Ave., said Clark County Fire Department spokesman Scott Allison.
Anyone with information on the case can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 385-5555.