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POLICE: End of relationship led to double murder-suicide

Credit: Antonio Castelan

UPDATE as of 3:58 P.M. | The first victim involved in the double murder-suicide has been identified as 53-year-old James Wilson, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.

The manner of Wilson's death has been officially ruled as a homicide.

The second victim has been identified as 50-year-old Monique Lane.

The manner of Lane's death is still under investigation, according to the Clark County's Coroner's Office.


UPDATE, Sept. 12 | The man killed from a self-inflicted gunshot wound has been identified as 51-year-old Matthew Terracin, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.

The manner of death has been officially ruled a suicide.


ORIGINAL | Three people are dead after a murder-suicide on Monday.

It was reported in the 2100 block of Echo Bay Street near Lake Mead Boulevard and Buffalo Drive.

When medical personnel arrived, they noticed the victim suffered from a gunshot wound and patrol officers were dispatched.

Arriving officers secured the crime scene and located a shell casing in front of a nearby apartment. Officers made entry into the apartment and discovered a deceased female suffering from a gunshot wound.

RELATED | 3 dead in apparent homicide-suicide near Buffalo, Lake Mead

Another deceased male was found inside suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Investigators say the female victim was in the process of ending a relationship with the suspect. It appears the suspect came over to the female’s apartment while a male friend was over.

The suspect shot the victims inside of the apartment and then shot himself. It appears the male victim who was found outside stumbled outside to get help but succumbed to his injuries.

The cause and manner and the identity of the deceased will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

If you have any information on this story, please call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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