Coroner identifies man, woman found dead in apparent murder-suicide at Henderson home

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HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified 25-year-old Whitney Nicole Chareun and 29-year-old Nhan Ngoc Truong as the man and woman found dead in an apparent murder-suicide at a Henderson home.

Chareun’s death was ruled a homicide, caused by a gunshot wound of the head. Truong’s death was ruled a suicide, also caused by a gunshot wound of the head.

Authorities say they conducted a welfare check around 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at a residence located on Sunridge Heights Parkway near Jeffreys Street.

They found Chareun and Truong deceased. The preliminary investigation indicated it was a murder-suicide.

A 2-year-old, a 14-month-old and two dogs were also found, but all unharmed.

No further details will be released at this time as police are still conducting an investigation. This is the third homicide for the City of Henderson for 2021.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit the website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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