LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A woman was found dead in her southwest Las Vegas valley home by her teenage daughter, according to Las Vegas police.
On Sunday around 12:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a body in the 9000 block of Palmas Altas Street near Blue Diamond and Ft. Apache roads.
Police said the daughter of the victim called 911 stating that she found her mother dead inside her bedroom. When officers arrived they discovered that the victim was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.
Police have not located the victim’s husband, who she had been married to for about 20 years. Police said the victim and her husband had a prior history of domestic violence disputes.
The husband is a person of interest in this incident and Metro police are working to locate him.
Police said that one of the victim’s daughters came home to check on her mother after not being able to get in contact with her. When she arrived at the home, that is when she discovered the body.
The victim’s other daughter, also a teenager, was sleeping in another room, according to police.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or on their website.