3 people dead from apparent murder-suicide in northwest valley, victims ID’d

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Metro Police are investigating a murder-suicide in the northwest part of the valley.

According to police, around 11:30 a.m, after someone with American Medical Response called in the incident, officers arrived at the 2100 block of Echo Bay near N. Buffalo Drive and W. Lake Mead Boulevard and found one person dead outside of the condominiums.

The paramedics were there because they were called to the scene due to an unresponsive person.

The Clark County Coroners Office identified the three people Wednesday afternoon.

Coroner officials identified 53-year-old James Lester Wilson from Pahrump and 50-year-old Monique Lane from Las Vegas. 

The third person has been identified as 51-year-old Matthew Terracin with the cause of death being gunshot of the head, manner is suicide.

Metro Police found a trail from where the first body was found that led back to the home, and that’s where another body, a man, was found. After exploring the inside of the condo further, a third body, a woman, was discovered in the back bedroom.

There’s no word on how they died, but Metro is investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

“It’s too early for me to say for certain that it is a domestic situation,” said Lt. Ray Spencer, Metro Police.  “However, that is the first thing we are looking at, at this point, is that there could be a domestic relationship, some type of domestic relationship but without knowing who the actual victims are, until we can identify them, I can’t confirm that,” he said.

There weren’t any other details released. 

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