LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The FBI multi-agency Joint Task Force Criminal Apprehension Team arrested 22-year-old Juan Dolores in connection to a fatal stabbing at a North Las Vegas home on Feb. 7. Dolores was taken into custody on Feb. 8 in the 5000 block of South Boulder highway.
He was booked into the Las Vegas City Jail on the charge of murder with a deadly weapon.
The Clark County Coroner identified Angel Arellano, 41, as the victim. Arellano’s death was ruled a homicide, caused by multiple stab wounds.
Officers responded to a residence in the 2800 block of Dogwood Avenue around 12:05 a.m on Friday.
Officers discovered Arellano suffering from an apparent stab wound when they arrived. Medical personnel pronounced him deceased at the scene.
Police said their investigation indicated the victim was in a physical altercation with another man in the residence’s backyard when the incident occurred.
Dolores reportedly fled from the scene before police arrived. Police believe Arellano and Dolores knew each other.
Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at 702-633-9111. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or on their website.