NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas Police arrested a 32-year-old man Thursday for allegedly killing his own father. Michael Jamerson Jr. is charged with burglary with a deadly weapon and murder with a deadly weapon.
Police say he killed his estranged father, Michael Jamerson, in the laundry room of his home on May 14. Jamerson, in the laundry room of his home on May 14.
Michael Jamerson’s 12-year-old son was upstairs in the shower at the time of the murder. He told officers he heard gunshots and when he went downstairs he found his dad shot and called the police.
Detectives said a large hole found in the side of the house big enough for someone bigger to fit through was a piece of evidence in their investigation.
North Las Vegas Police arrested Michael Jamerson Jr. at his father’s home located in the 4900 block of Harold Street near E. Lone Mountain and Losee roads. Police said he moved in the night of the murder.
No other details were released.