Man Arrested in Murder of His Parents - 8 News NOW

Man Arrested in Murder of His Parents

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LAS VEGAS -- A Las Vegas man is under arrest in connection with the murder of his parents.

According to Metro Police, 43-year-old Joseph McManus called police at about 9 p.m. Friday to report that he had found his mother and father dead in their home.

When officers arrived at the home on Cottontail Lane near Pecos Road and Rochelle Avenue, they found a man and woman who had both been shot. The man was declared dead at the scene, while the woman was taken to Sunrise Hospital Trauma where she died of her injuries.

Police arrested McManus for two counts of murder with a deadly weapon of a victim over 60 years old. Officers believe he shot both of the victims after a fight at the home.

The Clark County Coroner's Office will release the identities of the victims along with the cause of death. 



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