2 teen suspects identified in murder of 17-year-old in Henderson

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 Clark County Detention Center (Google Street View) Clark County Detention Center (Google Street View). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. 2 teenagers were recognized as suspects in the murder of

another teen in Henderson over the weekend. Jaiden Caruso, 16, and Kody Harlen, 17, were detained in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Matthew Minkler on Friday, Officer Scott Williams of Henderson Police stated. Both kids were moved to Clark County Detention Center and will be charged as grownups, he said.

Caruso faces one charge of murder with a deadly weapon and Harlen deals with charges of device to murder after the fact and destroying proof.

Minkler died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the coroner, and was found in an abandoned home.

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Henderson police discovered his body on the 2000 block of Cool Lilac Avenue, near Sunridge Heights Parkway and South Eastern Avenue.

Officials were caused Minkler’s place after numerous teens were identified by police driving recklessly and crashed into another cars and truck. The juveniles left the cars and truck and ran away on foot prior to being detained, inning accordance with Henderson authorities. The Mercedes was later determined to be taken.

Henderson authorities said this was the fourth murder to have occurred in 2018.

Anyone with information linked to this case is advised to please call the Henderson Authorities Department at 702-267-4911, 311, or, to remain anonymous, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or check out Criminal offense Stoppers site.

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