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Police arrest woman in connection to recent homicide

Police arrest woman in connection to recent homicide

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Aug 20, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Police have arrested a woman in connection to a recent homicide.

On Aug. 16, around 3:40 a.m. the LVMPD Call Center received a 911 call of a male laying on the ground in a housing complex in the 6200 Block of Ilanos Lane.

Arriving police and medical personnel found a male suffering from multiple apparent gunshot wounds. 

17-year-old Demario Charles Hughes pronounced deceased at the scene.

The preliminary investigation initiated by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated Hughes was inside of a vehicle with an unknown subject.

Hughes was later seen falling out of the passenger’s side of the vehicle. An unknown female came out of the driver’s side of the vehicle, walked over to the male, and then drove away.

Detectives have identified 27-year-old Stacey Thomas as a person of interest and have arrested her.

This is the 82nd homicide in Clark County.

Rebecca Lewis

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.