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Cops state male attempted suicide after killing lady in west valley

Police investigated a homicide near Oakey and Decatur boulevards on March 16, 2018. (Roger Bryner/FOX5)
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and Decatur boulevards on March 16, 2018.( Roger Bryner/FOX5)” border =” 0″ src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/03/16336475_G.png” width=” 180″/ > Police examined a homicide near Oakey and Decatur boulevards on March 16, 2018. (Roger Bryner/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-.

Las Vegas City police stated they were investigating after a female’s body was found inside a house Friday evening. Officers reacted at 8:37 p.m. to the 1900 block of Cameron Street, near Oakey and Decatur boulevards, after getting a require a welfare check from a member of the family after they had not spoken with her for a number of days.

Cops stated officers reached the home and found the garage door open. Once inside, they discovered a woman in her 60’s deceased with stab wounds in the dining room, covered in a blanket.

Officers found John Vannucci, 62, inside a bed room where he had actually taken pills in an attempt to end his life. He was required to UMC Trauma and has actually been booked in absentia at the Clark County Detention Center for open murder.

Police stated the male and female understood each other.

Investigators think the woman may have been deceased in the home for approximately 2 days.

The identity of the victim, along with the cause and manner of death, will be launched by the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace.

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Household: 10-year-old kid mauled by valley next-door neighbor’s pit bulls


A 10-year-old Las Vegas kid spent his second night in the healthcare facility after his household stated the next-door neighbor’s two pit bulls attacked him.

Guido Mantilla, Jr. suffered bite marks all over his body and has 30 stitches in his head, inning accordance with his parents.

“It was extreme,” father Guido Mantilla Sr. stated. “Not only did he have puncture wounds and bite marks on his face, however likewise on his skull and on his arms. He had bite marks everywhere.”

Mantilla stated his kid was on a play date with his neighbor’s kid, something Mantilla Jr. had done previously.

“They were having a good time,” Mantilla who was there for the very first part of the play date recalled. “The dogs at all times remained in the cage.”

Before Mantilla left his son at the house, he informed the next-door neighbor not to let the dogs out of the cage.

“I said, ‘Don’t let the pet dogs out of the kennel,” Mantilla Sr. said. “He told me, ‘No problem, I’m not going to let the canines out of the kennel.’ I trusted him.”

Mantilla Jr. said the next-door neighbor let the pet dogs out of the kennel minutes before they attacked him.

“I saw one dog have actually ahold of (Jr.’s) legs, and another had a hold of his head trying to rip him apart,” a witness who asked to stay anonymous stated.

“When I took the dogs off him, they were still attempting to nibble at him and get to him.”

The dog owner could not be grabbed comment.

Mantilla Sr. stated they have actually been next-door neighbors for six years. The 2 pit bulls have been around for a year, inning accordance with Mantilla Sr.

. Metro authorities and animal control were also not readily available for remark.

In similar animal attack cases in the past, owners are mentioned and sometimes, the animals were euthanized.

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Woman passes away week after striking parked van in east valley

Tuesday, March 13, 2018|8 p.m.

. A 77-year-old vehicle driver, who crashed into an unoccupied van last week at an east valley parking area, has actually passed away, according to Metro Police.

The Las Vegas female initially was hospitalized with survivable injuries and City private investigators are waiting for the Clark County coroner’s workplace to rule on the cause of death, cops stated.

The crash was reported about 5:15 p.m. March 5 in the 5600 block of Boulder Highway, cops stated. The female remained in a 2010 Ford Combination in a drug store parking area when she crashed into a cargo van.

She was required to St. Rose Dominican Hospitals’ San Martin school with injuries not deemed life-threatening, authorities said. Metro today discovered that the lady had died.

2 individuals eliminated in crash in west Las Vegas Valley

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” 0″ src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/02/16181904_G.jpg” width=” 180 “/ >( Courtesy Nayeli Pulido/Facebook). LAS VEGAS (FOX5 )-. Las Vegas cops were on the scene of a deadly crash Sunday night in the west valley, authorities stated.

Police responded about 4:46 p.m. to Rainbow Boulevard and Westcliff Drive, Lt. Grant Rogers stated. The crash included 2 cars, among which entered into the wall of the Silver State School Credit Union post-collision.

Two individuals died on the scene, Lt. Rogers stated.

Police on scene said the driver of a white Chrysler 300 hit a black Toyota Corolla, eliminating the driver and traveler of the Toyota. The motorist of the Chrysler was taken to University Medical Center in unknown condition. Authorities do not think the driver was under the influence.

Traffic in the location will be closed down till about 10 p.m. Sunday while authorities examine.

Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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MUST SEE: Las Vegas Valley experiences light snowfall

A light blanket of snow covers the golf course at Red Rock Country Club (Brian F. / FOX5).
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Red Rock Nation Club( Brian F./ FOX5).” border=” 0 “src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/02/16168939_G.jpg” width=” 180″/ > A light blanket of snow covers the golf course at Red Rock Country Club( Brian F./ FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Las Vegas locals throughout the Valley experienced snow flurries Friday afternoon.

The heaviest snow fell across the west Las Vegas Valley. With temperatures above freezing at the surface, Las Vegas didn’t see any substantial build-up or icing on the roadways. Valley homeowners saw on and off snow showers through the early night.

This storm leaves for the weekend, however the Las Vegas Valley will stay cold with highs in the 50s.

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Student apprehended after hazards against northwest valley middle school

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018|6:20 p.m.

. A 14-year-old student accused of making threats versus Ralph Cadwallader Intermediate school was apprehended on Friday, according to the Clark County School District.

The kid’s arrest came a day after a 16-year-old Rancho High School trainee was positioned in handcuffs for similar dangers and after a mass casualty shooting in Florida perpetrated by a previous trainee recently.

“The arrest offers us with an opportunity to advise moms and dads to have discussions with their kids about reporting any possible suspicious activity or habits to school administration and/or law enforcement,” stated Shannon Manning, Cadwallader assistant principal, in a letter to parents.

Additional details on the arrest was not instantly available.

Valley family states teen with unique requirements committed suicide after being bullied

A Las Vegas Valley mom is grieving the loss of her child after she says bullying pushed the teen to suicide. Nazareen Drummond had special needs and was simply 15 years old.

“She was an angel, a real angel,” her mom Valerie Webster stated.

Nazareen, Nazi as she was nicknamed, dealt with challenges at a young age.

“She was born with neurofibromatosis,” her mom said. “It’s the Elephant Guy’s disease.”

Diagnosed with 3 tumors in her brain, Nazi underwent a number of surgical treatments. But her household stated she never ever grumbled and her special requirements never set her back.

” [She was] radiant, stunning, enthusiastic,” her sibling Vallen Webster said.

“She had a heart that reached out to everyone,” her mom stated.

If she was home, you could discover Nazi in the kitchen area.

“One of her objectives was to be on ‘Chopped: Baked Junior.’ She was practicing for that,” her sis said.

Her family said the teenager enjoyed knowing. However for weeks, her mom stated Nazi got back upset that she was being bullied at school, till she ultimately took her own life.

“I’m angry. I’m harmed,” Valerie said.

The teen left behind a note for her family.

“Jokes are jokes, words are words. But they injure, and I’m one of individuals they hurt,” Vallen said. “That was my sis’s specific words.”

Nichole Zamora had actually never met Nazi’s household, but once she heard their story, she understood she had to do something.

“You send your kids off to school and you inform them, ‘I love you. Have an excellent day,'” Zamora said. “Only for them to come house with their hearts shattered from bullies.”

Zamora becomes part of individuals’s Autism Structure. She arranged the “Stop the Bullying” barbecue to raise awareness.

“Make certain that you talk to your children,” she said. “Ensure your children know if they see someone being bullied, state something.”

Nazi’s mother said absolutely nothing can alter the past.

“She was my reason to live. She was my light. She was my inspiration,” she stated.

But now she has discovered a brand-new reason, advising others to take action prior to it’s far too late.”If your child gets back and informs you something, think them. Investigate. Do not dismiss it.” Valerie stated.

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Report: Valley guy charged with murdering child daughter had threatened to eliminate her last summertime


A man accused of killing his 10-month-old daughter had actually threatened to murder her and her twin brother last June, inning accordance with a Metro authorities report cited in court documents.

Eric Chu, 31, charged with killing baby Jordyn Chu, was detained by U.S. Marshals in Chicago on Jan. 26, 3 days after her death.

On Tuesday, Chu was extradited back to Las Vegas and scheduled into the Clark County Detention Center where he deals with one count of Open Murder, inning accordance with Las Vegas City Authorities.

[RELATED: Dad apprehended for killing 10-month-old infant in northwest Las Vegas]

On Jan. 23, at about 4:51 p.m., City cops were contacted us to the 9200 block of West Charleston Boulevard to react to a 10-month-old baby, determined as Jordyn Chu, who was not breathing, and a male (Eric Chu), threatening medical personnel.

Jordyn was taken to Summerlin Health center with dangerous injuries that seemed a result of battery, City said. Jordyn passed away the next night.

Cops determined Chu as the suspect, identified he had actually left Las Vegas and arrested him in Chicago.

Chu told cops he had actually taken a nap and awakened to find Jordyn not breathing and shaking, and he called 911, according to his arrest report. She had several skull fractures and brain bleeds and a physician saw a red mark along the side of Jordyn’s temple and another red mark on the within her left leg.

Jordyn’s mother said she was at work and Jordyn had no injuries when her mother left, inning accordance with court files. Jordyn’s twin brother also had marks on his neck and bruises on his face, according to the ER medical professional at the health center.

Eric Chu declared he did not cause the injuries and that the 10-month-old twins liked to “roughhouse” in their playpen.

The arrest report also stated, Chu was detected with bi polar disorder and schizophrenia when he was more youthful and that he was not taking necessary medications, inning accordance with Jordyn’s mother. She stated he had actually been stressed out due to the fact that of the twins for the past 3 months, and just recently stated ‘Why did we need to have two, one would have been fine.” She remembered another time when the twins were weeping and Eric said, “I see why moms and dads eliminate their kids.”

He had actually been convicted of domestic battery or battery three times because 2014. Jordyn’s mother said Eric has actually hit her on several celebrations, is really aggressive and she was afraid of him. After the occurrence in June, she stated Chu was going to end up eliminating the twins, inning accordance with the cops report.

An autopsy of Jordyn Chu likewise found a terrible injury to her abdominal area, 2 skull fractures, and the report noted that no medical condition can represent a sever traumatic injury to her skull. It stated her injuries were a result of blunt force trauma constant with murder.

Anyone with details about this case was asked to call the City Authorities Abuse and Neglect Section by phone at 702-828-3364.

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Half-dozen cats die in central valley house fire

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018|7:50 p.m.

Six cats were eliminated and a pet was missing after a Friday afternoon main valley blaze, which also triggered about $25,000 in damage, according to Las Vegas Fire & & Rescue.

Crews responded about 3:40 p.m. to a two-story townhouse on Blackford Court, near Valley View Boulevard and Pennwood Opportunity, authorities said.

The flames were stimulated around a stove, and nobody was home, officials said. 2 grownups and 2 children were displaced.

The fire remained under examination.

Guy shot outside west Las Vegas Valley business

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180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )- A man was shot outside of a Mariana’s market in the west Las Vegas Valley on Saturday afternoon, authorities stated.

Authorities reacted about 2 p.m. to a shopping mall near Sahara Avenue and Valley View Boulevard where they stated a single person was shot. The suspect left in a lorry and was not in custody, inning accordance with Metropolitan Cops Department Lt. Patricia Cervantes.

The victim was required to the healthcare facility to be treated for his non-life threatening injuries and was awake, Cervantes stated. No information was released about the suspect or the lorry.

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