LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
Authorities detained a male for the murder of a female who “tumbled down the stairs” at a prolonged stay motel near Craig Road and Nellis Boulevard, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Dion Stanley, 24, deals with an open murder charge for the death of Kimberly Johnson, likewise 24, authorities and the Clark County Coroner’s office stated. Johnson died from blunt force head trauma and her “way of death” was homicide, the coroner stated.
On July 13, at about 3:00 a.m., cops reacted to the 5200 block of East Craig Road to respond to a “domestic disruption.”
Officers discovered Johnson injured and took Stanley into custody. Johnson was taken to UMC Injury where she later passed away, cops stated. Stanley and Johnson were dating. cops stated.
The valley lady’s household stated they feel robbed after she was found by a neighbor bleeding from her head at the bottom of a staircase.
Next-door neighbors said they heard exactly what sounded like fumbling and constant yelling in the middle of the night just before Johnson was discovered on the ground.
“I heard shrieking, ‘Somebody call the police officers, he’s going to eliminate me,'” Emma Graham said, who called 911 after finding Johnson. “I heard her bang against the railing upstairs and I heard a huge thud.”
Inning accordance with cops, a confrontation happened in between Johnson and Stanley. Throughout the incident, authorities said Johnson went toppling down a set of stairs. As a result of the examination, Stanley was booked on a murder charge. Graham remained in the Siegel Suites weekly leasing simply below Johnson, and she stated it’s not the very first time cops had actually been at her upstairs next-door neighbor’s door.
Johnson’s sis said the justice system failed her.
“They has multiple circumstances of dealing with them,” explained Krista Baker and Kiara Johnson, Kimberly Johnson’s siblings. “Everybody failed her, we failed her, the community failed her, no one stood up for her. If someone had stood up for her none of this would’ve ever happened.”
Johnson’s siblings stated she kept telling Stanley she didn’t wish to be with him, but he refused to leave.
They likewise said she had actually been shouting for assistance for 2 hours before the event happened.
“My sis was robbed,” Baker said. “She was just 24 years old. She was trying her finest to be a great mommy to her kids, to make it through.”
Inning Accordance With Kimberly Johnson’s sibling Kiara, Kimberly’s kids were in Stockton, California for the summer season with their father. They were expected to come back for the start of the school year, but she stated now they don’t have a mother to come home to.
Kiara stated, “We feel robbed.”
Stanley was held without bond at the Clark County Detention Center.
Anyone with any information about the case was urged to calling the LVMPD Murder Section at 702-828-3521 or by emailing [email protected]