Man Arrested at Nellis AFB for Wife's Death - 8 News NOW

Man Arrested at Nellis AFB for Wife's Death

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a murder at Nellis Air Force Base.

According to police, officers were called to a home on the base at around 10:30 a.m. Friday on a report of a woman found dead.

When officers arrived, they were briefed by Nellis Security Forces about a woman found dead in a garage of a on-base home.

Homicide detectives say the woman appeared to have suffered blunt force trauma. Detectives also say the victim and her husband had been involved in a domestic dispute hours before she was found dead.

Police arrested the victim's husband, 32-year-old Rickey Massey, on a charge of open murder. Massey has no prior criminal history. Massey was in the home when base security arrived.

The victim's identity and cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Metro's Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

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