Las Vegas mom accused of killing her 6-year-old daughter
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 27-year-old mother has been arrested for the murder of her six-year-old daughter.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 27-year-old mother has been arrested for the murder of her six-year-old daughter.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to a 911 call at 8:55 p.m. Sunday to a house in the 1600 block of Palmae Way in the northwest part of the Valley.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a child that had been killed from what appeared to be blunt force trauma. Homicide detectives were called and immediately began an investigation.
As a result, Danielle Slaughter, mother to the victim, was arrested and charged with murder with a deadly weapon. She is currently in custody at the Clark County Detention Center.
The identity of the victim is being held pending autopsy and notification of next of kin. The coroner will also determine the official cause of death.
If anyone has information about this crime, call the Homicide section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.