Mesquite man arrested for involvement in fatal stabbing
A 43-year-old Mesquite man has been taken into custody following a fatal stabbing Saturday evening.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Mesquite, NV (KTNV) -- A 43-year-old Mesquite man has been taken into custody following a fatal stabbing.
Mesquite Police officers responded to the area of Mesquite Boulevard and Sandhill Boulevard just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday, after receiving a 911 call of an adult male who had been stabbed.
When officers arrived, they found 50-year-old Michael Eldredge of Mesquite, who was conscious and bleeding heavily from apparent knife wounds.
Eldredge was transported to Mesa View Regional Hospital where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries.
Ryan Wood from Mesquite was taken into custody in connection with the stabbing by Las Vegas police near the Logandale/Moapa area later that evening.
Crime Scene Investigators arrived to process a residence located on East Mesquite Boulevard where the crime allegedly happened.
The investigation is still ongoing while Mesquite detectives attempt to identify other suspects or witnesses who may have been involved.