Father, son indicted for murder of Cornell Black

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A father and son accused of murder have been indicted by a Clark County grand jury. Reino Pina-Castillejo, 68, was on house arrest at the time of the alleged crime.

Pina-Castillejo and his son, 23-year-old Walther Pina-Freijo, are charged with:

  • Murder with use of a deadly weapon
  • Robbery with use of a deadly weapon
  • Conspiracy to commit robbery

According to court documents, the victim, 32-year-old Cornell Black, died of blunt force trauma to the head. He passed away five days after he was beaten at a bus stop near Twain and University Center.

Pina-Castillejo was on house arrest after being accused of sexually assaulting a child.

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