Henderson Authorities. The suspect, whose name was not launched, was apprehended Wednesday night near Warm Springs and Pecos roads, Officer Scott Williams stated.
He was anticipated to face counts “along the lines” of damage and tamper of proof and “potentially” accessory to murder, Williams stated. Authorities are pressing to have him accredited as an adult, he stated.
Officers on Friday jailed Jaiden Caruso, 16, and Kody Harlan, 17, after they crashed a taken cars and truck in Henderson, police stated.
During the investigation of that case, Harlan told detectives about a killing earlier that day at a deserted house in the in the 2000 block of Cool Lilac Opportunity, cops said. Cops said they discovered 17-year-old Matthew Minkler’s body covered in plastic in a closet.
Caruso is implicated of shooting Minkler in the head after Caruso proposed a video game a Russian roulette, inning accordance with an authorities report.
Videos on Caruso’s cellular phone show Caruso boasting about “capturing a body,” slang for eliminating someone, and numerous photos of Minkler on a kitchen flooring in a pool of blood, the report stated.
After the shooting, Caruso and Harlan left, however they returned minutes later to hide the body and attempt to clean up the scene, authorities stated.
They are also accused of taking Minkler’s wallet to purchase drugs and shoes, police stated. The wallet and a revolver with an invested cartridge were discovered in the taken vehicle, police stated.
Caruso was booked at the Clark County Detention Center on a count of murder, and Harlan was being hung on one count each of device to murder after the fact and damaging proof, authorities stated.