LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas police have confirmed the discovery of two bodies at a home near Revere Street and Deer Springs Way, on Tuesday is being investigated as a murder-suicide.
The female victim has been identified as 38-year-old Melanie Jenkins. The identity of the male victim has not been released. He is described as being in his 30s.
Police say the male victim murdered the female victim, and then committed suicide.
Officers were initially dispatched to a home in reference to a welfare check around 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
During the welfare check, police discovered a deceased man and woman in the home.
Police told 8 News Now both the man and woman appear to have suffered from apparent gunshot wounds. The cause of death for the female victim has since been identified as gunshot wounds to the head and torso.
No other information has been released.
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