Officials ID Vietnam tourist stabbed to death in Vegas hotel


Authorities in Las Vegas have identified a 38-year-old female tour operator from Vietnam found dead along with a male victim in a hotel room in what police are calling a double killing carried out by an unknown assailant.

The Clark County coroner said Monday that Sang Boi Nghia (NEE’-ha) died of multiple stab wounds in an attack that Las Vegas police say probably happened about 2 a.m. Friday in the Circus Circus hotel-casino room.

The victims were staying in a room on the 21st floor of the hotel, and the murders are believed to have occurred at around 2 a.m.

The Circus Circus Hotel is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the identification and
arrest of the suspect responsible for this crime.

The second victim, a man was not immediately identified pending notification of his family.

Las Vegas police Lt. Ray Spencer says both were stabbed multiple times and authorities have not made an arrest.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at  To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.

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