Juvenile suspect arrested in deadly stabbing of homeowner during burglary

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A juvenile has been arrested in connection with the burglary and stabbing that left a homeowner dead. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and booked for open murder.

According to police, on August 27 at approximately 9:47 a.m., LVMPD Dispatch received a call from a female stating an unknown subject was in her residence on Kenton Place, near Town Center Drive and Hualapai, just north of Summerlin Hospital and Medical Center.

The woman also reported that her husband had been stabbed by the suspect.

The LVMPD Homicide Section investigation indicated the victim confronted the unknown suspect inside the residence. Police say that during the confrontation, the victim was stabbed by the suspect.

Arriving medical personnel pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

The suspect fled the scene prior to the officer’s arrival but was arrested the next day on August 28. The name of the juvenile will not be released.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com

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