2-year-old allegedly stabbed to death by mother identified


The Clark County coroner has identified the 2-year-old child allegedly stabbed to death by his mother and found by officers on Feb. 25 as Martin Velazquez.

His cause of death has officially been classified as a homicide/multiple injuries.  

According to a Metro Lt. Ray Spencer, a cousin of the woman called police when the woman and child had not come out of the bedroom since the previous day. The family member told police, the child’s father came to the home and went into the room and found the little boy dead the woman injured.

The home is located in the 8600 block of Manalang Road, near Pebble Road and Pollack Drive.

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