Former Las Vegas City officer apprehended for cold case murder

Arthur Sewall, 51, was booked into the Washoe County Jail where he awaits extradition to CCDC (Washoe County Jail / FOX5).
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, was booked into the Washoe County Prison where he waits for extradition to CCDC( Washoe County Jail/ FOX5 ).” border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Arthur Sewall, 51, was scheduled into the Washoe County Prison where he awaits extradition to CCDC (Washoe County Prison/ FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- A former Las Vegas City police officer was

detained after arise from a DNA package associated to a cold case murder matched his profile, a main City release verified. Arthur Sewall, 51, is accused of sexually attacking and shooting 20-year-old Nadia Lynn Iverson in the head in 1997, according to cops and the Clark County Coroner. Iverson’s lifeless body was discovered in an uninhabited duplex lot on Might 8 at 1226 Reed Location, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Washington Avenue.

Sewall started his profession with the LVMPD as a corrections officer in 1990. In 1992, Sewall was commissioned as a law enforcement officer for the department. 5 years later, Sewall was jailed for sexual assault and oppression under the color of law in Feb. 1997. The department said he resigned from the LVMPD in March of 1997.

The sexual assault package related to Iverson was sent to an agreement DNA lab for testing in March 2016. Cops received the results 7 months later in October. Detectives got in the DNA profile into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), which connected Sewall to the outcomes, cops said.

Additional examinations from Feb. to Dec. 2017 paired with the arise from the sexual assault set led detectives to determine Sewall as the suspect in the cold case.

Private investigators discovered that Sewall was residing in Reno, a release said. Las Vegas investigators took a trip to northern Nevada to interview him on Jan. 11, 2018. The next day, an arrest warrant was released for Sewall’s arrest for one count of murder with a fatal weapon and one count of sexual assault with a lethal weapon, cops said.

Authorities stated Sewall is in the process of being transferred to the Clark County Detention Center from the Washoe County Jail.

Anybody with additional details about this case is advised to contact the LVMPD Homicide Area at 702-828-3521.

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