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Demetrick Roberson Soon after discovering the victim’s body inside her home, detectives started piecing together a profile of a possible suspect, a male just known to them as “D,” an “ex-cop,” who drove great cars and trucks, and who was having an affair with the lady.
On Monday, 11 days after Patricia Jones was discovered shot in the head, and left lying face up with her skirt pulled up, in the 5800 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard, police had “D” in handcuffs, inning accordance with an arrest report.
While denying involvement in the killing, Demetrick Roberson, 42, revealed no emotion that the lady he had actually been seeing had been slain, cops stated.
However by this time, cops had gathered evidence that recommended the opposite. She told numerous people the night of the slaying that she was seeing “D,” and his phone pinged him near her home at the very same time a witness reported arguing followed by a gunshot, according to the report.
Roberson chose not to take a lie detector test, cops said. He is being held without bond at the Clark County Detention Center on one count of murder with a lethal weapon, jail logs reveal.
After the crime scene was discovered June 7, investigators learned that Jones had actually just recently started seeing Roberson, a married man, who ‘d been irritated about a week earlier that she published an image of them on Facebook, kissing, according to the report.
Jones informed multiple individuals that she would be seeing Roberson the night of her death, which is as much as he admitted in an interview with investigators, police said.
“My boyfriend is nearly here. I will catch up with you tomorrow,” Jones composed in a text.
Cops later on discovered that Roberson was an armed security personnel who worked for a private company.
He likewise was an ex-military policeman who had been court-martialed and founded guilty on larceny of munitions, authorities stated. His security job weapon, authorities think, could be the weapon utilized to eliminate Jones, according to the report.
Prior to refusing to take a polygraph test, Roberson told investigators he “did not eliminate Patricia Jones, however he could not show he did not eliminate her,” inning accordance with the report.